SOLSTICE SUNRISE FROM THE SEA

SOLSTICE SUNRISE FROM THE SEA

A UNIQUE AND SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Exmouth Gig Rowing Club organised a unique row last Friday morning.

14 members of the Club rose at 2.45 in the morning and headed down to their boats on Shelley Beach.

The purpose of their early rise ? To row out on the open sea to witness the Solstice Sunrise. 

Working quietly and in the pre-dawn half-light, the crews launched their two boats, ‘Avocet’ & ‘Rodney Bey’. They rowed their way slowly past the moored boats off Belshers Slipway & Pirate Cove. in to the Open Channel by the Harbour entrance.

Avocet Coxswain, Karen …

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Details Released for Exmouth Regatta 2019

Details Released for Exmouth Regatta 2019

All the details for upcoming Exmouth Regatta can now be found in our handy guide – just click on the button below.

For further updates follow us click “going” on our Facebook event.

Looking forward to seeing you all on Saturday 29th July.

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Jurassic League Update – First 2 Events

Jurassic League Update – First 2 Events

Exmouth Gig Club has made a solid start to the Jurassic League season after the first two rounds. Flying the flag for East Devon we sent 7 crews to both Weymouth and Swanage. These back to back weekends saw perfect conditions for both gig racing and dolphin spotting!

Weymouth Results

44 Points | 6th Place Overall

Ladies A – 6th
Ladies B – 5th
Mens A – 5th
Mens B – 7th
Ladies Vets – 4th
Mens Vets – 4th
Mixed – 5th

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Stay Safe – Rowing in the sun

Stay Safe – Rowing in the sun

Safety Alert – How to stay safe whilst rowing in the sun

It will soon be summer and we are looking forward to enjoying the weather but we should
remember to protect ourselves. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the UK and there
has been a particularly sharp rise in the number of cases since the 1970s.

Rowers spend a great deal of time outside. But the good news is that skin cancer is largely
preventable and, with proper practices, can be detected early and successfully treated.
The sun …

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Thursday Night Club Rows

Thursday Night Club Rows

Spring has sprung and the clock have gone back. Lighter evenings mean that all club members can now row on a Thursday night (from 5.30pm) rather than just at the weekends.

Thursday evening club sessions can be booked via the online booking system.

Please note: Thursday night replaces Sunday morning club rows. Saturday Club sessions remain unchanged.

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Deadline to Order Kit for Scillies

Deadline to Order Kit for Scillies

Last order date for 2019 Club Kit for IOS is 1st APRIL – any orders after that date may not be processed in time for IOS World Champs. Ideally we would like to see all rowers in racing club kit for this event.

There’s even a one off special T-shirt and hoodie available to celebrate our biggest ever attendance.

Don’t delay and get you order in now – all kit can be ordered from https://eatsleeprowrepeat.bigcartel.com/products

Any questions can be directed to Tanya or Matt.

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Up For Ten – AGM

Up For Ten – AGM

To see the full agenda for the AGM please click here.

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Up For Ten – New Look Newsletter

Up For Ten – New Look Newsletter

Check out the new look Newsletter here.

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Crews battle Storm Freya to most successful ever 3 Rivers

Crews battle Storm Freya to most successful ever 3 Rivers

Five Exmouth Crews met early Saturday under the shadow of Brunel’s Tamar rail bridge to take part in the first and longest regatta of the season; Caradon’s 3 Rivers race. But the 6 miles course distance wasn’t the only obstacle to overcome.

With a yellow warning for wind and storm Freya about to hit the south coast the organizers decided to bring the event forward by half an hour in an attempt to get both the Ladies and Men’s races done before the tide turned and …

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Three Rivers Race Info

Three Rivers Race Info

UPDATE FROM CARADON GIG ROWING CLUB
28th of February @ 14.30hrs

“Just to confirm that the Three Rivers Race on Saturday 2nd of March will definitely be going ahead.

However, please note: Due to the weather forecast the coxes meeting is being brought forward to the earlier time of 11.30hrs and the start of the Ladies Race is being brought forward to 12.00 noon, in an attempt to have both races completed before the tide turns.

It is at each club’s own discretion as to whether they send their …

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