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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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Join Us

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.


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...

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...

The Heritage of our Sport

The Heritage of our Sport

Our members all have their own reasons for taking part in the fabulous sport of gig rowing, but I am sure I speak for all in our respect of the heritage of the sport.  Our governing body - the Cornish Pilot Gig Association - secured a Lottery grant which enabled them...


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Social Media

Like our new cover shot? Our members do - it reminds us of the happy times we've been missing. This gem was suggested by Dave, and taken by super talented Kath Brett after the 2017 Sidmouth regatta. Fab isn't it! Enjoy!
#bgrc #gigrowing @CPGAgigs @_gigrower #sidmouth

Here it is! The picture we've all been waiting for - we're back on the water after nearly 6 months. Lots of hardwork from our officials to implement safety protocols, and here they are - coxes and officials 'testing the water' on a glorious morning! #bgrc #cpga #gigrower #westbay

Is this you? The photographer shared this pic with us, because they wanted the person in it to have a copy.

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Years Rowing

Jurassic League Wins