Salcombe Regatta 2018

Salcombe Estuary Rowing Club Regatta – June 2018 Portishead Pilot Gig Club took part in a regatta hosted by the Salcombe Estuary Rowing Club  held in sunny Salcombe, South Devon. Held on a bright and sunny June day, the competition was enjoyed by everyone who attended – even those who had already rowed in competitions … More Salcombe Regatta 2018

The Great Portishead Pilot Gig Fundraising Challenge

The Great Portishead Pilot Gig Fundraising Challenge Portishead Pilot Gig Club has set itself a challenge to raise the funds needed to commission a traditional wooden racing gig – the first for the club and the North Somerset town. Cornish Pilot Gig Racing is the fastest growing water sports in the UK, with over 70 … More The Great Portishead Pilot Gig Fundraising Challenge

CPGA County Championships and Caradon Mixed Regatta

Portishead on Tour!   Caradon Mixed Regatta The weekend brought the spirit of competitiveness to the first regatta of the Tribute County Championships and the mixed championships, hosted by Caradon Pilot Gig  Club. The day started off with clubs entering mixed crews (3 men and 3 women) and racing around the three buoy, kite shaped … More CPGA County Championships and Caradon Mixed Regatta

PPGC attends World Pilot Gig Championships on the Isles of Scilly

PPGC Make History on the Isles of Scilly Portishead Pilot Gig Club attended the Pilot Gig World Championships in May which took place on the Isles of Scilly. This was a historic moment for the club and the town of Portishead, with the club having only been set up for less than a year. The … More PPGC attends World Pilot Gig Championships on the Isles of Scilly

The Long Row Home

The Long Row Home Odessa’s starting crew were all in great spirits in the morning looking forward to the adventure ahead. All gigs set off towards the Cumberland basin lock for a 10:30am lock-out. The excitement in the dock was palpable with good banter between the crews, as the lock gates opened and the beauty of … More The Long Row Home