West Bay, Bridport, Dorset
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West Bay, Bridport


Wednesday, 22nd November 2017, 10:07pm

West Dorset, UK


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Bridport Gig Rowing Club
2017 Regatta
Bucky Doo • Dagger • Blaez


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Bridport Gig Rowing Club Regatta
Sunday, 2nd July 2017

The regatta is held every year, involving numerous gig rowing clubs racing against each other.

Gig racing is a rapidly expanding sport and the Pilot Gig Association currently has over 50 clubs and some 140 boats in the South West of England. There are gig racing teams of both men and women, plus junior, mixed and veteran teams. Friendly competition is very much a part of the sport, but the World Championships on the Isles of Scilly every May are the highlight of the gig racing calendar. Like other clubs, BGRC aspires to take part in the event, but gig rowing can also be enjoyed purely for its leisure and recreational benefits.

The Bridport Gig Rowing Club row every weekend, so if you want to see the boats in action just come down to West Bay. New members are always welcome, no experience necessary. Dagger and Blaez are racing gigs, Bucky Doo is a training gig.

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