Category: Public News

Message from the Bosun

I need help to fabricate boat cover supports. At the moment the covers are not supported and rain water collects on the covers. This not only means we have to faff around bailing gallons...

Illuminated Boat Parade

On the evening of the 12th December, Bristol harbour will be lit up by a flotilla of boats cruising the waters festooned with Christmas lights. Bristol Gig Club will be playing our part, filling 3...

AGM 2015

The club AGM will take place on 18th November 2015. This will include a round up of the clubs overall situation and the voting in of the committee for the upcoming 2016 season. Full...

Holland: Muiden Pampas Muiden

From Bex Marshall The Dutch national rowing championships takes place at Muiden Pampas, a large village 20 mins by train from Amsterdam. As well as gigs, you row against whalers and sloops. Bristol took...

Helford River Race 2015

Several months ago a little blue banner was seen on the club calendar announcing Saturday 10th October  ”The Helford River Race” add your name if you wish to be selected. 7 names were eventually...

Bristol Crane Dance

Bristol Gig Club took centre stage during the Bristol Crane Dance. Starting at the Underfall Yard, three boats rowed along the harbour carrying drummers down to the Balmoral, playing as they went to call...

Clevedon Barbarian Racing

A large club contingent headed over to Clevedon on 19th Sep to take part in a day of Barbarian racing. Mixed crews from both clubs spent the day battling it out in the sunshine...

Towing and loading the gig

Thanks to Tim Edwards for this information. Tim looks after all our trailer issues and he constantly checks them so that they are in top condition at all times. you will also notice that...

Scillies 2015

The club has now returned from the isles of Scilly and the world championships. They were as fantastic as ever but with some almighty wind and waves which even the top crews admitted were...

Call for Coxes

Calling all experienced coxes. We have open rows going out every day. Many of these sessions have novice rowers who need experienced and technical coxes/coaches so they are able to improve technique and don’t...

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