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Newquay Champs Update

NEWQUAY CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021 PLEASE SHARE WITH YOUR CLUB MEMBERSHIP Statement from Newquay :  ‘The new committee have discussed the 2021 Championships, which is not going to go ahead, due to lack of training time and the rowing committee not being able to commit to running champs this year, lack of volunteers and covid rates.’ Please respect […]

CPGA Update #31

CPGA WEEKLY UPDATE No 31 – PLEASE SHARE WITH YOUR CLUB MEMBERSHIPU14 & U15 CHAMPIONSHIPS INVITE FROM HAYLE This years’ event will take place as usual at Copperhouse Pool, Hayle, on Sunday 22nd August. The coxes meeting will be at 0930 hrs. and the first race will follow immediately afterwards.As with other championship events, gigs will […]

CPGA Update #30

FIXTURE LIST 2021  The latest version of the fixture list has now been published, but please be aware that there are still changes being made. Statement from Newquay this week regarding the championships:“Our plans are still ongoing but on hold at present due to rising cases in Newquay. The event will have to be scaled […]

CPGA Update #29

COVID UPDATE Monday 19th July is the day that restrictions are lifted legally. For CPGA clubs we offer the following guidance: With cases of Covid still rising, we encourage clubs to maintain a covid secure protocol. Wash / sanitise hands regularly Do not row / visit your club / regatta if you or anyone in your household are showing signs of […]

CPGA Update #28

BUSINESS STRATEGY FEEDBACK Following consultation and feedback please see the links regarding information on the proposed Individual Membership – survey results. All clubs have also had an email sent this week, so check your inbox.  CPGA and Gigrower websites. CALLING CLUBS IN SOMERSET, NORTH SOMERSET AND BRISTOL Clubs in Crisis fund can be applied for up to £2021, […]

CPGA Update #27

SPORT ENGLAND – RETURN TO PLAY – SMALL GRANTS Take a look, might be that you can apply as a club for one of these small grants. Key Info: Awards of £300-£10,000 are possible: Awards are to help with essential changes to services or facilities and for new projects responding to the need to offer alternatives […]

CPGA Update #26

U16 & 17 CHAMPIONSHIP – NEWQUAY As you are probably aware this event was scheduled for the Sunday 18th July. Due to the restrictions that would still be in place, Newquay are potentially looking at the date of the Sunday 1st August for the champs. In order for Newquay to access how best to run the event, […]

Exmouth Gig Rowers in Vaccine Trial

By Keith Cornish Margot & I spent the first few months from the beginning of ‘Lockdown 1’ in April making gowns, scrubs and face coverings for various NHS Trusts, Hospice Care Homes etc. and NHS friends around the country. In addition, we became NHS Responders and have been supporting a local Care Home by shopping […]

How to Guide; Launching and Recovery of a Gig Boat

How to Guide; Launching and Recovery of a Gig Boat The lifting, shifting and launching of the gig is the most arduous part of any outing and arguably harder work than a Rob Santucci pyramid session. In fact, the marines at Lympstone even have a fitness test called “the beast” where a team of seven […]