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Listen Again: WPGC 2013 Sunday

Listen Again: WPGC 2013 Sunday

Commentary and interviews from Sunday’s action at the 24th World Pilot Gig Championships including the Mens and Ladies finals

Gig Sailing Event Proves Tough In High Winds

Gig Sailing Event Proves Tough In High Winds

Force 4 winds caused damaged to two boats during yesterday’s Pilot Widows Trophy gig sailing event. The Nornour suffered damage to its mast on the way to the start and the racing was delayed while another one was fitted. That replacement also came down half way through the race The Serica also then lost her […]

Gig Weekend Rugby Match Won By Visitors

Gig Weekend Rugby Match Won By Visitors

The traditional rugby match between the Isles of Scilly and the visiting World Pilot Gig Championships team took place on the Garrison yesterday morning, although turnout was low. The match was held with only 13 players on each side and Rob Hughes says most of the Isles of Scilly team was made up of youngsters. […]

From Radio Scilly: WPGC 2012 Full Race Commentaries

From Radio Scilly: WPGC 2012 Full Race Commentaries

Listen again to all the Radio Scilly race commentaries from the World Pilot Gig Championships 2012    

WPGC 2012: The Final Results

WPGC 2012: The Final Results

Click on the link for the final results 2012 WPGC gig results    

In Pictures: WPGC 2012 Trophy Ceremony

In Pictures: WPGC 2012 Trophy Ceremony

Photos from the this year’s Trophy Ceremony on Holgates Green  

From Radio Scilly: WPGC 2012 Sunday Interviews

From Radio Scilly: WPGC 2012 Sunday Interviews

Kevin Pyne with the Dart gig club on Sunday morning   Jenny Smith formerly Legg and formerly of St Agnes   Craig with Sue, a Coverack womens crew member with a good hat and Bethany   Craig with St Agnes gig crew member Lucy Steen   Tamar and Tavy women on Sunday morning   Phil […]

From Radio Scilly: WPGC 2012 Saturday Interviews

From Radio Scilly: WPGC 2012 Saturday Interviews

Wendy of Mounts Bay after the long row on saturday   Tom Pridow from Appledore club   St Mary’s Brownies cleaning the beaches   Dutch women rowers with Craig   Natalie and Becky from Par on saturday morning   Worzel from Bristol rowers   Peter from Newquay a crew rowed in the Spy   Matthew […]

From Radio Scilly: WPGC 2012 Friday Interviews

From Radio Scilly: WPGC 2012 Friday Interviews

Tristan from Mevagissey   Ralph Handy on the vets race and Tregarthens gig   Flushing and Mylor   Caradon mens   Bo Green on Scilly’s chances   Rick Persich, Championship Committee Chair, on the huge task of organising the event   Maggie Tucker in the food tunnel tells us about how she’ll serve 4000 meals […]

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