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While we have not been able to get on the water the committee have been trying to think of other things we can do together as a club, one idea generated was to find a way to help the local community in some way during the coronavirus crisis. We put the call out to all […]

Cornish Cream

Our very own Keith Cornish completed the Concept Virtual World Indoor Rowing ‘Sprint’ Championships at the beginning of March before the ‘lockdown’. He came 2nd in GBR and 17th in the World for ‘verified’ times for his age group. Keith said, “Not sure I will be attempting the 1000m ‘sprint’ again any time soon though!!” […]

Rowing from Home

The Gig Rowing fraternity would normally be celebrating the World Championships on the Isles of Scilly, at this time of year, which like most other sports was unfortunately cancelled. However, we are still celebrating, as the online resource Gigrower.co.uk organised a Virtual Rowing World Championships. Run over four days and following the same format as […]

Virtual Pub Quiz

We thought it would be a nice idea to ‘try’ and organise a quiz night. (hopefully, tech allowing!!) The planned date for the quiz night will be Sat 2nd May at 7.30, with the quiz starting at 7.45, giving people enough time to familiarise themselves with Cisco Webex (www.webex.com/). You will need to either download […]

COVID-19 – Club & CPGA Statements

The following statements have been issued by Exmouth Gig Club and the CPGA have been issued. All rowing activities are suspended until further notice. The club will continue to follow guidance from our governing body and keep everyone informed. Please also be aware that discussions regarding next years club fees are being had, given we […]

How to Guide; Launching and Recovery of ...

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 […]

Skittles & Mince Pies

We are planning a get together on the evening of Saturday 30th November at The Police Club in Exmouth. There will be skittles and mince pies, see the message board for more details. Hope to see you there.

Bosun’s Update

Evening fellow gig rowers, just a quick update from your Bosun. The condition of all the equipment has been discussed at the last committee meeting and the following has happened: – Shelley’s trailer has gone for an annual service. – Pete S is re-leathering the black oars, which will be back saturday and can be […]