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Gig Racing Documentary Could Be Screened On TV

Gig Racing Documentary Could Be Screened On TV

A documentary made about last weekend’s World Pilot Gig Championships could be screened on TV ahead of the 25th anniversary event next May. Six filmmakers working for Top Dog Productions have used four cameras in boats and on the beaches to follow a gig crew from Clevedon. The North Somerset town’s club has grown rapidly, […]

First Gig Weekend Netball Match Takes Place

First Gig Weekend Netball Match Takes Place

The first of what’s hoped will become an annual Gig Weekend netball match ended in defeat for the local side on Monday. A regular rugby game between the islands and the ‘Rest of the World’ has taken place for a number of years. But with the growing popularity of netball, the local ladies decided it […]

In Pictures: WPGC 2013 Photos From Sunday’s Action On The Water

In Pictures: WPGC 2013 Photos From Sunday’s Action On The Water

Photos by Jaspa Stritt

In Pictures: WPGC 2013 Photos From Saturday’s Action On The Water

In Pictures: WPGC 2013 Photos From Saturday’s Action On The Water

Photos by Jaspa Stritt

In Pictures: WPGC 2013 Awards Ceremony

In Pictures: WPGC 2013 Awards Ceremony

Photos from all this years trophy winners

Gig Championships Chairman Looking Forward To Next Year’s Event

Gig Championships Chairman Looking Forward To Next Year’s Event

The Chairman of the World Pilot Gig Championship committee says he feels the weekend went better than ever, with record entry levels and a smooth-running event. And now Rick Persich says he wants to start work on next year’s 25th anniversary event. Rick wants to increase international participation, encouraging former attendees from Brittany, Massachusetts and […]

Collision Spoils Traditional Gig Sailing Race

Collision Spoils Traditional Gig Sailing Race

The traditional Gig Sailing event yesterday morning was a disappointing race as only two vessels entered, and one of those had to retire after a collision. The Royal and the Fear Not started the race, but race marshal Keith Buchanan said the boats crossed tacked near Nut Rock and collided. Both boats suffered damage, and […]

WPGC 2013: The Final Results

WPGC 2013: The Final Results

The official results from the World Pilot Gig Championships Committee. Download    

Listen Again: WPGC 2013 Saturday

Listen Again: WPGC 2013 Saturday

Commentary and interviews from Saturday’s action at the 24th World Pilot Gig Championships

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