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Ilfracombe get the best ever North Devon Result!

The Mens Newquay National Championships took place this weekend with completely different weather conditions on each day. Saturday saw the heats round takes place. The first heat took place with 14 races (6 boats in each race) and Ilfracombe A were drawn in race 3 and Ilfracombe B were drawn in race 10. Ilfracombe A were [...]

By | September 5th, 2012|Event, Fixtures & Results|0 Comments

2 Bridges

This Saturday saw the annual two bridges race. This race consists of mens rowing crews racing from the Bideford new bridge to Barnstaple new bridge and then there is a change over and the ladies doing the reverse race. This distance varies depending on source anything from 7-10 miles however the nearest estimation we could [...]

By | September 1st, 2012|Event, Fixtures & Results|0 Comments

Clovelly Regatta

The Clovelly Regatta took place on Saturday 18th August. Team line up - Swanage, Salcombe, Port Isaac, Bristol, Bude, Ilfracombe, Appledore, Barnstaple, Torridge, Bideford and Clovelly. The day started with the Ladies Veterans race and Ilfracombe had an amazing start and increased the lead to the first bouy. Ilfracombe sprinted off from the turn and [...]

By | August 18th, 2012|Event, Fixtures & Results|0 Comments

Tribute Regatta, Paignton – 21st July

Regatta report, coming soon......

By | July 12th, 2012|Event, Fixtures & Results|0 Comments

Salcombe Regatta – 15th July

Regatta report, coming soon......

By | July 10th, 2012|Event, Fixtures & Results|0 Comments

Appledore Regatta – 1st July

Ilfracombe’s Rogue Reaps Rewards! Ilfracombe’s new boat Rogue took part in her first Regatta and won every race she entered! [fancy_list style="bullet_list" variation="red"] Ladies A Mens A Ladies B Mens B Ladies Veterans Mens Veterans Mixed [/fancy_list] All took the honours of a first place victory and Ilfracombe won the regatta overall. Above is a [...]

By | June 18th, 2012|Event, Fixtures & Results|0 Comments

Mixed & Vets Championships – 16th to 17th June

The National Championships for Mixed & veterans crews took place this weekend in Saltash hosted by Caradon Gig Club. On the Saturday all the mixed crews from all over the Uk took part in the first set of heats (11 heats! 54 crews) Boats had to be in the top 3 boats to get through [...]

By | May 23rd, 2012|Event, Fixtures & Results|0 Comments

World Championships – 4th to 6th May

A fabulous weekend had by all... The world pilot gig championships went well with 125 boats taking part. With countries such as France, Holland and even Finland taking part, the challenge was on. An amazing start to the racing season by Ilfracombe with the Ladies Veterans getting the highest position ever held by a North [...]

By | May 12th, 2012|Event, Fixtures & Results|0 Comments

Ilfracombe Pilot Gig Club ‘Rock’

The annual Easter ‘Bonnet’ Regatta took place down at Rock yesterday (Sunday 18th March) and the conditions were perfect even the sun was shining. The race was over two stretches…. The first race was the ladies race from Rock to the Wadebridge Road Bridge this was 4.5miles long and the mens race was the reverse. [...]

By | March 21st, 2012|Event, Fixtures & Results|0 Comments

Three Rivers – Sun 4th March

The 3 Rivers Race (an annual endurance torture test for the gig rowing fleet of about 6 miles visiting the entrances to 3 of the rivers feeding the Tamar), there was a forecast of winds of 40-60mph and heavy rain. It didn’t turn out quite that way, the rain pretty much held off and the [...]

By | February 12th, 2012|Event, Fixtures & Results|0 Comments