The Manx Classic Car Club was formed in 1973 by a group of local pre-war car enthusiasts amongst whom was the late Sam Clutton former President of the Vintage Sports Car Club, who became our first Chairman with Brian Mylchreest as President. Back then they met in the Majestic Hotel which is now a prestigious block of apartments.
Originally intended to be a club for owners of pre 1940 cars only, this has had to be amended over the years and now includes any car that qualifies for the £11 annual road tax in the Isle of Man (i.e. cars over the age of 25 years). At present the preferred cut off date is the end of the 1960s for mass produced cars and somewhat later for quality or low volume makes. Associate membership is offered to keen individuals who dont yet own an eligible car.
Here on the Island we probably have as fine a collection of vintage and veteran cars as anywhere in the world and certainly some of them are unique and famous. Our membership is currently over 130 people and bearing in mind that collecting old cars can become quite addictive we probably have as many cars.
During the summer months we generally meet once a month for a run out followed by afternoon tea. We are also invited to form displays at various fetes, garden parties and other transport related gatherings.
In the winter we tend to meet earlier in the day and finish the run with lunch and a film show or talk.
Annual membership is only £5 for a single member or £10 for a couple/family.Please contact the secretary for further details.