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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.


Summer News

Summer News

It's July, it's raining, the weather is blowing up and rowing is cancelled for a couple of days at least, so the perfect opportunity for a quick update on what we have been getting up to at BGRC. The great news is that - a stormy run of weather in May aside, we've...

Row, row, row our boats

Row, row, row our boats

We've been back on the water for 2 weeks now, and thanks to the hardwork of all the very clever brilliant people behind the scenes, the boats have been out at every possible opportunity. The weather has (mostly) been kind, and a combination of sunshine and calm waters...

Oarsome! #rowingforresearch target smashed

Oarsome! #rowingforresearch target smashed

A big shout out to everyone at BGRC who got behind the #rowingforresearch challenge to raise an incredible £3625 for Alzheimers Research UK. The challenge ran from 1st October to 28th February, so gave the perfect opportunity for off-water training during lockdown. ...

BGRC – The Early Years

BGRC – The Early Years

So, how did it all begin? We know Bridport Gig Rowing Club as it is now, with the boat house, boat yard storage, 5 gigs and jolly band of members, but how did it get off the ground in the first place.  Thank you very much to John Ward for writing what I hope will be...


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Social Media

@BridportGigClub took this pic of the cliffs earlier and your boat and rowers look so awesome, thought I'd share it with you!

Flags up and they’re away! BGRC’s row to Lyme, Bon voyage to all crews - a bit warm but perfect conditions for both legs! @CPGAgigs @_gigrower @thebridportnews #jurassic #coast #dorset #gigrowing

Thank you very much to ‘Amateur Drone Guy’ Paul Ross for sharing a whistle stop tour of the south of England by drone - featuring our very own Buckydoo off West Bay! #bridport #westbay #gigrowing #jurassic #coast

A Big Thanks To All Our Sponsors


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Years Rowing

Jurassic League Wins