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Links to Our Goodwood Trip in 2021.

These links include info and still-photos.

 

Photos by Nial McCabe. Feel free to make copies for non-commercial purposes.

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A group of us attended the 2021 Goodwood Revival. The tour was a great success despite the added complexity of UK Covid testing and related rules.

 

The tour was guided thoughtfully and skillfully by vintage MG racer, Mark Sherman. We owe him a great debt of thanks for his efforts. Mark also did a great job arranging our 2019 Goodwood tour.

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1 - Click here to view members of our Goodwood-2021 tour.

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2 - CLICK HERE to view Goodwood-2021 "Style"

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3 - CLICK HERE to view 2021 Goodwood cars in paddock, parking lots, etc.

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4 - CLICK HERE to view classic competition cars racing in the 2021 Goodwood Revival.

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5 - CLICK HERE to view the entry list of drivers and cars in the 2021 Goodwood Revival.

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6 - CLICK HERE to view classic motorcycles at Goodwood 2021.

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7 - CLICK HERE to view Goodwood 2021 aircraft.

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8 - CLICK HERE to view Beaulieu and its classic car and motorcycle exhibit as seen after our Goodwood tour. There are also photos of the Beaulieu royal estate including buildings, gardens and topiary.

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9 - CLICK HERE to view the Duxford Military air and war museum with flight demos of many WW II aircraft.

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Visiting these ancient, wooden battleships was a real treat for anyone interested in world history. The Mary Rose sank in 1545 and was raised in 1982. Preservation of the Mary Rose has been a complex and important mission. Most of the floors below deck on these old ships had enough headroom for someone about 5' 6" (so tough for some of us taller folks). The crew members were given a daily ration of 5000 calories plus a gallon of beer. Even so, the work was so hard, it was tough to maintain weight. Most of the crew did not swim and there were no life boats. If you fell overboard, you were on your own. Sometimes families would sell their young boys (as young as 8) to work on these ships. The boys were useful at scampering between decks with gunpower and messages. This wasn't as cruel as it sounds. They probably had better lives on ship than starving with their destitute families. The captain and a few key officers had their wives and family on board. Some children were even born on the ships. Crew members who violated rules were flogged. When floggings took place, the ships doctor was always present. He could stop the flogging if the crew member was in danger of dying. Needless to say, life was tough on these ships.

10 - CLICK HERE to see our Mary Rose, Victory and Warrior historic ship tour (during our 2021 Goodwood tour).

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During our trip to the UK, we were surprised to see horses and cattle wandering freely on the public roads in some rural areas. Much caution is needed on some of these small English lanes! Here are some photos of this.

11 - CLICK HERE to see horses and cows wandering freely on some rural public roads in the UK.

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Both photos are me and the same car separated by about 50 years.

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Joisey Boyz (with John Morton).