Let’s get Quizzical

Let’s get Quizzical

Grab your crew mates, decide on a terrible pun for your team name and head down to the Beach Pub for 7pm this Sunday (25th).

MC, and Vice-chair, Graham is already setting his fiendish  questions and will be judge, jury and executioner of all things quiz.

Even if you don’t know your Spices Girls from a spice rack, what the capital of Uzbekistan is or what the point of snooker actually is (trick question – no one knows) there’s bound to be a round for you. If …

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You’re not shopping AGAIN – you’re fundraising, with easyfundraising

You’re not shopping AGAIN – you’re fundraising, with easyfundraising

 

With Christmas approaching another easy way for us to raise funds is by using the easyfundraising website when doing any of your normal online shopping.

Go to the following webpage – https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/

You then need to type Exmouth Gig Club into ‘search for a cause’ (You will see that with only 15 members registered we have raised £152.34)

Select ‘support this cause’ this will then prompt you to register.

Once you have registered you just need to remember to go through the easyfundraising site every time you shop online.

Some of …

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Raise Money for Exmouth Gig Rowing Club with Co-Op

Raise Money for Exmouth Gig Rowing Club with Co-Op

 

You may have heard that we are one of the local causes that you can vote for, as part of your co-op membership.

Every £ that you spend will raise 1p for the club, so it is an easy way for us to raise extra funds. All you need to do is vote for us once.

In order to vote you have to be a coop member. Details of how to join can be found here: https://www.coop.co.uk/membership/member-benefits

If you are already a member you just need to log in …

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Up for Ten! – Issue 22

Up for Ten! – Issue 22

Click here to read the latest issue of “Up for Ten” (our newsletter).

This edition includes:

Looking ahead to Isles of Scilly 2019
A recap of the 2018 season
The Autumn Concept 2 Challenge
Season Results from the Jurassic League
“How to Guide” on ergo training
Look forward to the future development of the club
A healthy scoop of limerick throughout!

 

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Our first ever regatta-Exmouth!

Our first ever regatta-Exmouth!

June 9 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Yes, this is a big one for us!

Map to Exmouth Regatta

Schedule for Exmouth Regatta

We’ll be holding our first ever regatta and hope that you’ll be able to come and cheer us on.

The racing will take place in from the Beach near the Exe Fishing Hut and out to sea (bring binoculars!).

Over 250 rowers from the Jurassic League clubs including;

Sidmouth, Lyme Regis, Bridport, Portland, Weymouth, Swanage, Poole, Langstone and Teignmouth will be attending.

There will be a number of classes …

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Safety season!

Safety season!

Man Overboard Training

Braving the cold, members of the Exmouth Gig Club gathered on the beach with ‘Ruth Lee’ a   dummy specially designed for this kind of training.

There was a 10 minute briefing about the objectives of the morning and then the first 6 volunteers jumped into Avocet with ‘Ruth’ sitting in the bow and set off.  Everyone got the opportunity to push Ruth into the sea, she was heavy and difficult to manoeuvre, then in pairs recovering her into the boat safely.

It was soon evident …

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Exmouth Gig Rowing Club presentation to the RNLI

Exmouth Gig Rowing Club presentation to the RNLI

 

On the Sunday 13th August, Exmouth Gig Rowing Club attended the RNLI Open Day.
Cornish Pilot Gig boats of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries were primarily designed to race through seas, to get pilots onto in-coming ships and offer them safe passage through local waters. Being so robust and able to cut through rough waters, they were also often used as life boats to rescue souls from stricken ships.

Gary Cook, Vice Chairman of the club said “It was a lovely day and we spoke to many …

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Up for 10, Latest news from the club

Up for 10, Latest news from the club

Click on the icon for the latest news from the club!

 

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Intra club “fun” race day!

Intra club “fun” race day!

The club’s second intra-club race day took place on 16th September 2017, this time off the Exmouth sea front allowing the local community a grandstand view of the spectacle.

The crews this time were ‘Five strokers + two small cox’, ‘Unleash Hell’, ‘Ben’s babes & Jeff’ and ‘Bring It’. The rules were simple: out to the buoy and back.

First out were Five strokers vs Unleash Hell. Both crews began well with Five strokers edging ahead off the start. Once both boats had found their rhythm, Unleash …

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Up for 10, Club newsletter.

Up for 10, Club newsletter.

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Up for 10.

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