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Welcome to Bridport Gig Club

Rowing on the Jurassic Coast

 

Formed in 2007, Bridport Gig Rowing Club offers its members rowing on the stunning Jurassic coast from West Bay. We have over 150 members from the age of 11 upwards, who regularly train and race in our 5 traditional Cornish pilot gigs: Brydian, Dagger, Blaez, Buckydoo and Bathsheba.

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We have membership options for all ages and for both those new to the sport and experienced rowers. We also run a comprehensive learn to row program.

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BGRC are Rowing for Research

BGRC are Rowing for Research

Rowing an incredible 1,699,838 metres in the Concept ‘Fall Challenge’ obviously didn’t deter rowers from BGRC as they’ve now signed up to another rowing challenge – this time for charity. The club have signed up to Alzheimer Research UK’s ‘Rowing for Research’...

October Cover Shot

October Cover Shot

Thank you Cat for this gorgeous photo, chosen by members to be this months' cover shot. How lucky are we to have these fabulous cliffs as back drop to our rowing!

Our New Facebook Cover Shot

Our New Facebook Cover Shot

Isn't this an incredible photo! Taken by the super talented Kath Brett and chosen by our members to take cover spot on our Facebook page. (https://www.facebook.com/Bridport-Gig-Rowing-Club-101701598099457 if you're not already following us). Thank you Dave for...

The picture we’ve all been waiting for!

The picture we’ve all been waiting for!

At last! After nearly 6 months, we're back on the water! Lots of hard work behind the scenes ensure Covid-19 protocols have been drawn up by our brilliant Club Officers. And here they are - coxes and officials 'testing the water' on a glorious morning , ahead of the...

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BGRC have signed up to @AlzResearchUK‘Rowing for Research’ challenge to fund life-changing dementia research and are inviting everybody to support them at https://bit.ly/32tDNl2 - every penny will make a difference. Thank you in advance!! #bgrc #cpga #rowingforresearch

Our November cover shot is from Lucy Proudfoot, taken before Storm Aiden came along and put pay to some fantastic and fun autumn rowing. Stay safe everyone, see you on the other side..
#bgrc #cpga #gigrowing ##gigrower #westbay #bridport

Thank you Cat for this gorgeous photo, chosen by members to be this months' cover shot. How lucky are we to have these fabulous cliffs as back drop to our rowing! #bgrc #gigrowing #westbay #dorset #jurassiccoast

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