Another new feature at AO`16 is the “Winch Demo Area”. Presented by Lantra* certified 4×4 and Winch Instructor John Knights – member of the UK Warn Adventure team in 1995 (John is also Land Rover approved to teach Trailer Handling and Winching), the feature will include everything from basic winch techniques though to more complicated recovery involving snatch blocks and the like.
Safety is paramount of course, as the use of winches can be highly dangerous, so this is something that John will emphasise throughout the demonstrations. If you thought you knew everything there is to know about winching, well be prepared for a surprise or two!
Taking place adjacent to the Seminar Sessions room (within the racecourse’s grandstands complex), timings of the demos will be:-
Saturday – 11:00 – Winching Techniques – Basic to Advanced.
Saturday – 15:00 – Basic Recovery
Sunday – 11:00 – Winching Techniques – Basic to Advanced.
* A nationally recognised awarding organisation, the words ‘LANd’ and ‘TRAining’ were combined to form ‘LANTRA’.