Hayle Gig Club walk their way to £1000

21 March, 2015

Members of Hayle Pilot Gig Club raised almost £1000 recently by completing a 12.5 mile sponsored walk from Marazion to Hayle. The route followed the renowned St. Michael’s Way, which spans Cornwall from south coast to north. It is thought to have been used by pilgrims and missionaries from Ireland and Wales, who abandoned their(…)

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Sponsored walk – Sunday 8th March

7 February, 2015

The club is taking on a sponsored walk, approx 12 miles along the ‘St Michaels Way’, from Marazion to Lelant. Everyone is invited, from juniors to the veterans, family and friends – all are welcome. There are two routes available, either the full 12 miles, or people may prefer to join us halfway, at Trencrom(…)

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Success at the County Indoor Championships!

28 January, 2015

Last weekend, a collection of rowers and club supporters made their way to Newquay, to compete in the annual Cornish Indoor Rowing Championships, hosted by British Rowing, Cornwall Council and Cornwall Sports Partnership. The event was an unprecedented success for the club – coming away with more individual medals than any event the club has ever attended.(…)

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Azook emerges from the gig shed!

4 January, 2015

After many, many long days and nights, Azook is emerging from the gig shed smelling fresh, looking smart, and feeling light! We owe Martyn Bromley a big thank-you for spending many painstaking hours overseeing her repainting, with many club members helping out at weekends – thank you to all involved! It takes a lot of(…)

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Merry Christmas from HPGC!

21 December, 2014

Wishing everyone a great Christmas and a very happy new year! Put down your blades, swap the gym buddies for the family, the only thing that’s going to be getting ripped over Christmas will be the wrapping paper! Downtime is just as important as rowing time, mentally and physically – those on the weights programmes(…)

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Winter Training

20 November, 2014

As all members will know, winter training is in full swing again! We meet at 5.30 – 7pm, Tuesdays, at Ludgvan Hall. This is club circuits night, however if you aren’t a member -not a problem…Everyone welcome! All ages, abilities, and fitness levels. It’s a club session so adults and juniors train alongside each other,(…)

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End of Season Meal & Awards

19 October, 2014

Once again hosted by The Old Quay House, our annual End-of-Season get-together was a fantastic night out for all involved.   This season has been a monumental one for the club, with a flurry of excitement earlier in the year from our new branding, new club clothing, new ethos, and climaxing in the delivery of(…)

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Hayle Men bring home a win for the Duchy, from London!

2 October, 2014

The end of September brought us the Great River Race 2014, held in London. This year, a crew from Hayle took ‘Azook’ on the 11hr journey to the capital to take part in one of Europe’s most prestigious rowing events. Our men were crowned fastest Cornish Pilot Gig, finishing merely 21 seconds ahead of their(…)

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Under 14’s Champs

30 September, 2014

We are very disappointed to have to say that – due to many reasons beyond ours or the CPGA’s control – for the first time in 15 years we have been unable to host the U14’s championships. It is tinged with sadness for us on the committee as we work hard each year to produce(…)

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Newquay Champs!

20 September, 2014

        Well, the season is now over and done. A great Newquay champs was had by all crews, again we were very fortunate to be strong in numbers: with 2 Men’s and 2 Ladies crews, complete with reserves! Both A crews made it through to the Quarter Finals Results were as follows: Mens(…)

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