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Piers and Lin du Pré are the owners of the Fleming 55 Play d'eau, based in Beaucette Marina, Guernsey in the Channel Islands at N49° 30’.197 W002° 30’.350.

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A Fox becomes a Donkey

The Fox…
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Since we’ve exported our cars from the UK to Guernsey* we’ve had to re-register them. They are now the proud bearers of Guernsey number plates – just numbers, no letters.

Now, in the realm of ‘inter-Channel Island’ rivalry, those who live in Guernsey are known as Donkeys (Anes) whilst those in Jersey are known as Toads (Crapauds).

So, our Volkswagen Fox has become a Donkey!

Re-registering was so simple. It started with a trip to the island’s reclamation plant to have the cars weighed, followed by a visit to the Island’s Transport department.

Within 10 minutes or so, the paperwork and process was completed, and we had new log books. All delightfully quick and painless.


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from the Saloon of
Play d’eau
Fleming 55

* The Channel Islands are part of the British Isles, but not part of the UK, nor the EU.

The Donkey GBG for car number plates
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…a Donkey!
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