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Pilot Gig Club Twins With Lyme Regis Club

Pilot Gig Club Twins With Lyme Regis Club

The Bermuda Pilot Gig Club was officially twinned with its Lyme Regis counterpart on Sunday [Aug 18] to further cement historic links between the island and the English Channel town. Lyme Regis was home to the 17th century English mariner Admiral Sir George Somers, whose vessel Sea Venture was shipwrecked in Bermuda following a 1609 hurricane while... Read more of this article

Rowers To Compete In World Pilot Gig Event

Rowers To Compete In World Pilot Gig Event

Gig rowers from Bermuda will take to the waters 28 miles off the coast of Cornwall, UK in the Isles of Scilly for three days of racing this weekend for the World Pilot Gig Championships 2019. 15 members of the Bermuda Pilot Gig Club [BPGC] will be competing against more than 140 other crews from the UK, Ireland, the USA and Holland in the male and female,... Read more of this article

Argus International Gig Regatta Results

Argus International Gig Regatta Results

The Argus International Gig Regatta saw seventeen pilot gig crews rowing against each other at three events held around the island over the past week. This is the Bermuda Pilot Gig Club’s second international rowing regatta and they said they would like to thank all of the sponsors, community supporters, BPGC members, and the volunteers who made... Read more of this article

Photos: BDA International Gig Regatta Underway

Photos: BDA International Gig Regatta Underway

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda Pilot Gig Club hosted the Argus International Gig Regatta in the St. George’s Harbour. Spectators lined the Ordnance Island shoreline trying to get a glimpse of the rowers as they made their way to the finish line. The Salty Sirens from Bermuda took the Ladies Honors for the day, with the East End Gigglers also representing... Read more of this article

International Gig Regatta Kicks Off On Oct 21st

International Gig Regatta Kicks Off On Oct 21st

Gig rowers from the UK, US, and Bermuda will take to the waters of Bermuda for three days of racing on October 21st, 25th and 27th during the Argus International Gig Regatta, and all of the events are free for spectators. ScheduleSaturday, October 20 – Welcome Party, 6:00pm, World Heritage Centre, St. George’sSunday, October 21 –... Read more of this article

MSA Students Row With Bermuda Pilot Gig Club

MSA Students Row With Bermuda Pilot Gig Club

Noting that “one of the great things about Bermuda is our ocean playground,” PE students at Mount Saint Agnes Academy had the good fortune to be out on the waters to get their exercise in a fun manner. This semester, 12 students in Grade 10 and 14 students in Grades 11/12 have been rowing with Bermuda Pilot Gig Club [BPGC] from Spanish Point.... Read more of this article

Bermuda Pilot Gig Club Holds Racing Event

Bermuda Pilot Gig Club Holds Racing Event

The Bermuda Pilot Gig Club hosted a crew from Lyme Regis in the UK at a racing event held in perfect conditions in the Great Sound on Thursday evening. The first race was a one mile sprint and was won by the experienced Lyme Regis crew, followed closely by a crew from Mariners RFC. The combined crew from Argus and Chubb placed third and the crew from... Read more of this article

Pilot Gig Regatta To Take Place On Thursday

Pilot Gig Regatta To Take Place On Thursday

On Thursday [Sept 21], the Spanish Point Boat Club will be hosting a regatta against the Lyme Regis Pilot Gig Club from Dorset, England. Lyme Regis will compete against four mixed local crews representing Argus, BF&M, Chubb and Mariners RFC. The regatta will comprise of two races starting at 6p.m. The finishing line will be off Spanish Point Boat... Read more of this article

Video & Photo Set #2: International Gig Regatta

Video & Photo Set #2: International Gig Regatta

The Bermuda Pilot Gig Club is hosting an International Gig Regatta with approximately 80 overseas visitors arriving from various countries including the United States, United Kingdom and Holland.The event started on October 23rd at Mangrove Bay in Somerset, then moved to the Spanish Point Boat Club in Pembroke on October 26th, and the third, and... Read more of this article

Photos: Pilot Club Host International Gig Regatta

Photos: Pilot Club Host International Gig Regatta

The Bermuda Pilot Gig Club is hosting an International Gig Regatta with approximately 80 overseas visitors arriving from various countries including the United States, United Kingdom and Holland. The event started on October 23rd at Mangrove Bay in Somerset, then moved to the Spanish Point Boat Club in Pembroke on October 26th, and the third, and... Read more of this article

Overseas Visitors To Attend Bermuda Gig Regatta

Overseas Visitors To Attend Bermuda Gig Regatta

The Bermuda Pilot Gig Club is hosting an International Gig Regatta with 80 overseas visitors arriving from US, UK and Holland. Action is set to start on October 23rd at Mangrove Bay in Somerset from 10am – 4pm, then at Spanish Point Boat Club on October 26th from 1pm – 6.30pm, and lastly at St. George’s Harbour on October 29th at 10am –... Read more of this article

Photos/Results: Annual Cupmatch Pilot Gig Race

Photos/Results: Annual Cupmatch Pilot Gig Race

The annual Cupmatch Pilot Gig Race for the Raines Family Trophy was held on Thursday morning, the first day of Cupmatch. Pilot Gig James T Griffiths, bearing the Somerset flag and Pilot Gig Jemmy Darrell, bearing the St Georges flag, rowed out to Ferry reach for a start off Stone Crusher Corner at 9am. James T Griffiths, coxed by Anson Nash and Jemmy... Read more of this article

Oar & Sail Meet At Mangrove Bay On Sunday

Oar & Sail Meet At Mangrove Bay On Sunday

An Oar and Sail Meet will be held at Mangrove Bay on Sunday, June 12, with the public invited to attend in order to take in the action. The event will take place from 2.00pm to 5.00pm on the beach, with the new 32′ Pilot Gigs to be introduced to everyone in attendance. Related StoriesPilot Gig Club Of Bermuda Holds Inaugural Event Bermuda... Read more of this article