Author Archives: Alan Young

About Alan Young

MD and owner of the Woodhurst Group, including Praxis Accountancy Limited and Blue Sky Recreation Limited. Also Commercial Director of The Sky visor Group

Model Review: Echo 4×4 Centre, Echo 4

This week, the Motorhome & Caravan Show, at the NEC, saw the show debut for Safari Trailers & Campers, and the entry level offering from Echo 4×4 Centre; the Echo 4, an innovative trailer tent model, originating from South Africa. … Continue reading

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Motorhome & Caravan Show Returns, Once Again, To The NEC.

This morning saw the opening of another Motorhome & Caravan Show at the NEC, and, as usual, I was there on the opening day, to take a look at what was on offer. The show is the UK’s largest motorhome … Continue reading

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The Layman’s Guide To Towing In The UK.

To date, my original article, and subsequent ‘Definitive’ guide to towing in the UK have received well over 250,000 views, however, it is clear from ongoing, online, discussions, that this is still a hugely misunderstood topic. To this end, I … Continue reading

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Understanding The Basics Of Onboard Electrics

The vast majority of us will have some form of on board electrical system(s) in our units, be it 12 Volt, 240 Volt, or both, however, it is apparent that many users still don’t fully understand what systems power what … Continue reading

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Model Review: Opus Camper

This week, Opus announced the forthcoming launch of their latest model, the AirOPUS, so I thought now would be an appropriate time to do a review of this innovative, and inherently cool, camper. The Opus Camper first gained mainstream recognition … Continue reading

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Model Review: Pennine Pathfinder

The Pennine Pathfinder is the flagship model in the Pennine range, and has been since its introduction in late 1998. It came in various guises, including a number of other names, like the Trailfinder and the Pentium. The Pathfinder, itself, … Continue reading

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Caravan Club Versus Camping And Caravaning Club. Either, Neither Or Both?

There are certain questions which we can guarantee will crop up over and over again. “What’s the best insurance company to use”? “Do I need towing mirrors”? and; “What can I tow on my current driving licence”? One of the … Continue reading

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