Archives: May 2014

Scillies – WPGC 2014 Part 2

12 May, 2014

And the big one… Sunday!   A bright, warm Sunday morning brought on a tense mix of adrenaline, anticipation, and agitation, as the club arrived down at the beach for 8.30am to unload the boats. We joined a flurry of other clubs on the beach, each as anxious as the next to get their gigs down before the(…)

Scillies – WPGC 2014 Part 1

8 May, 2014

So, now Scillies is all over and done for another year, it’s time to reflect… Friday: A shakey start to 2014, as the fog rolled in upon the islands, all flights were cancelled. Rob and Phil (the Pring brothers!) were stranded on the mainland for the forseeable future, along with many other rowers. Most of(…)

Novices – Come have a go!

Hayle Pilot Gig Club is running an informal novice session, open to all, on Saturday 10th May. Pop down to North Quay, Hayle Harbour, between 12 noon and 2pm for free coaching and tuition. Club members will be on hand to ask any questions and to give a few tips. Come down and be part(…)