What We Do
What is Cornish Pilot Gig Rowing?
Club aims and commitment to the community
- We have a consistent membership of over 80 rowers, from Ilfracombe and North Devon, inclusive of age, gender and ability.
- Ilfracombe is recognised as a dynamic and competitive Club throughout the West Country.
- Our rankings in major events have taken us into the top 10 Clubs out of over 60 in the Cornish Pilot Gig Association.
- We train and row at every opportunity, all the year round.
- We are developing opportunities for recreational rowing and junior rowing.
- Our latest wooden gig, Rogue, has now been integrated into our fleet of four boats.
- We take part in a full programme of Regattas, with our own Regatta, in its spectacular setting, proving popular with other Clubs.
- The Club has a social organiser and a programme of social events.
- Based at Ilfracombe Yacht Club, we enjoy the benefits that provides, with an inclusive reciprocal membership arrangement.
- New members comment on the Club’s friendly, relaxed and welcoming attitude.
- We have an active role in the potential development of a Water Sports Centre at Larkstone.
- Ilfracombe Pilot Gig Club has a secure future based on a loyal membership committed to the Club’s guiding principles and the development of rowing in Ilfracombe.