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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.


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...

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. ( if you're not already following us). Thank you Dave for...


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Social Media

BGRC Rowing for Research update. 14 days to go, £2,975 raised and 2,679.8 km on the clock - come on everyone dig deep, let’s smash this! We'll keep rowing to the line, please click the link and help us raise funds for @AlzResearchUK!

BGRC wish you a very very Merry Christmas. Stay safe, stay well, keep smiling, and hope to see lots more of our rowing family and friends in a happier, healthier and more normal 2021!
#bgrc #cpga #gig #rowing #gigrower

What a week for the BGRC #rowingforresearch team! 486km and an incredible £1,460 already - they're on a role! Keep going everyone - row, repost, donate, repeat...... for @AlzResearchUK
Want to support us? Here's the link
#bgrc #cpga @_gigrower @bridport

A Big Thanks To All Our Sponsors


Gig Boats

Years Rowing

Jurassic League Wins