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Exmouth Journal’s take on our return

On Easter Saturday, a welcome, familiar sight appeared on the waters around Exmouth. After an absence of over 12 months, the striking orange and black colours of ‘Avocet’, Exmouth’s Pilot Gig boat, were seen off the shore for the first time since March 2020. In a year of turbulence and uncertainty, it was fantastic to welcome back another small […]

CPGA Update #15

ROWING REGISTER 1st QUARTER – MARCH 2021 Thanks to all the clubs who have submitted rowing registers for the 1st quarter of 2021. Please note you do need to submit a new register (even if there are no changes from your last submission). Its great to hear that some clubs have not lost any significant numbers of membership. […]

CPGA Update #14

ROWING REGISTER 1st QUARTER – MARCH 2021 Thanks to all the clubs who have submitted rowing registers for the 1st quarter of 2021. Please note you do need to submit a new register (even if there are no changes from your last submission). Its great to hear that some clubs have not lost any significant numbers of membership. […]

Save the Date! … Saturday 3rd April

This is our planned start to return to rowing (dependent on weather, tides) Due to limited cox availability we are only able to potentially offer 3-4 rowing sessions to existing members on this date. Rowing throughout April will be organised subject to cox availability and therefore there will be a limited number of rows that […]

CPGA UPDATE #11

CLUB CONTACT MARCH 2021 With ever changing times, there are a number of clubs who have changed contacts in the last few months. Can ALL clubs please complete the ‘Club Contact March 2021’ This requires only the contact info for main first contact (which will be shared with all CPGA clubs) and second contact (CPGA use only). The safety and […]

Jurassic Coast Clubs response to the CPGA

All clubs present, (the Jurassic League clubs) understand that the way gig rowing is administered and governed needs to change; that the current volunteer led organisation is unsustainable and that a structure needs to be put in place to enable gig rowing to continue to flourish and grow. The demographics of many coastal communities, are […]

CPGA UPDATE #10

RETURN TO ROWING / COVID UPDATE The map out of lockdown has now been published. Rowing can resume on the 29th March providing all COVID secure protocols are in place. Please revisit your risk assessments, update as needed and if there are any aspects that you know can be improved take this time to do so. Some key points […]

AGM – TONIGHT!

Members will have been sent the link to the Zoom Meeting. Please check your emails (including your junk mail!) The meeting starts at 7.30pm. In addition, the committee have produced an agenda and a report that gives a summary of the year. See you later!

Jurassic League Response

We were invited to a Jurassic Club Zoom meeting, to discuss the proposed CPGA Business Plan. It was felt that discussing the issues with our closest neighbours would potentially be useful for us all.  The meeting was requested and hosted by Bridport Gig Club on Thursday 25th February. Attended Bridport: Simon Binns, Debbs Urch (Directors) […]