Meet the Nominees!

Meet the Nominees!

 

With the End of Season Social (and the combined EGM) fast approaching its time to make your mind up who you want on your committee. With just two space available and three candidates its not an easy choice – to aid you in your selection each of our nominees has given a reason why they want to be on your committee.

 

“I have been a member of EGC for 2 years and have had a great time learning to row and now coxing a winning racing …

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Photo Round Up

Photo Round Up

With the racing season now come to a close here’s your chance to look back at what we’ve achieved.

Some great memories.

Enjoy!

2018/19 Gig Rowing Season

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Thames Great River Race Report

Thames Great River Race Report

Exmouth Gig Club sent a team to compete in the annual Thames Great River Race which sees crews row the 26.1 miles from Millwall Slipway in the Docklands area of London to Ham House, Richmond, West London.

After an hour from the start, the Exmouth Gig crew leave Tower Bridge behind them as they head towards the Houses of Parliament

The Exmouth crew were one of 330 crews from all over the world that took part in the 32nd staging of the event that embraced a handicap …

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Buy your ticket now!

Buy your ticket now!

With the final race in Newquay this weekend and club rows going back to the weekends the 2019 season is drawing to a close.

To celebrate another successful year you’re invited to the End of Season Social on Friday 18th October at the Police Club from 7.30pm.

It £15 per ticket which includes

– Caribbean punch or a soft drink
– Dinner

– Disco

Tickets must be bought in advance and you’ll need to be quick with the last day for buying tickets being Friday 11th October.

Payments to be made ASAP …

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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.

Download the Guide

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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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