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Congratulations to all who took part and were involved in the running in any way.

Thank you to the MountBatten Centre for hosting.

Overall Results

Category 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
U15 Girls Cornwall Devon
U15 Boys Cornwall Devon Bristol
U16 Girls Cornwall Devon Dorset Bristol
U16 Boys Cornwall Devon Bristol
U17 Girls Cornwall Devon Dorset
U17 Boys Cornwall Devon
U18 Girls Cornwall Devon Dorset
U18 Boys Cornwall Dorset Devon
U25 Women Cornwall Devon
U25 Mens Cornwall Devon
Open Women Cornwall Bristol Dorset Devon Somerset
Open Mens Cornwall Devon Bristol Somerset Dorset
Vets Women Cornwall Devon Bristol Dorset Somerset
Vets Mens Cornwall Devon Dorset Bristol East
Super Vets Women Cornwall Devon Dorset East
Super Vets Mens Cornwall East Devon Dorset


This week the provisional fixture list for 2023 was published to clubs.

If, as a club when you look at the list your wish to change your date, please email by Wednesday 26th October, 2022. Please do think about other clubs in your close geographical area when possibly changing your date.

Any club who has yet to submit a date, please do so as per the change of date above.


Its that time of year when there are various awards asking for nominations.

You no doubt have people in your club worthy of being nominated or even your club, so do please take a look at the various links and nominate away.

Active Sussex Sports Awards

Nominations are invited for Sports Personality of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, the Community Engagement Award, Active School of the Year, Health Improvement Award, the Inclusion & Diversity Award and the Outstanding Contribution to Sports & Physical Activity Award. General information here.

Nominations close at 12pm midday on Friday 21st October.

Cornwall Heritage Trust – Heritage Champion Award Nomination

Each year Cornwall Heritage Trust makes this prestigious award to an ‘unsung hero or heroine’ – someone who gives their time and energy in a voluntary capacity and has made a significant contribution to Cornwall’s heritage. For more information please use this link.

To nominate a person please use this link

Nominations close on Friday 21st October, 2022

London Sport Awards

To celebrate the efforts of volunteers, physical activity projects and sport organisations who have improved the lives of Londoner, physical health, mental and social wellbeing.

There are a total of ten (10) categories, please use the link to the overview page, choose a category and then get nominating.

Nominations close on the Sunday 6th November 2022.

Sports and Recreation Alliance – Community Awards 2023

The awards programme has been running for more than 25 years, celebrating the full breadth and power of sport and recreation, from rowing projects to rugby clubs to inclusive sports charities and climbing centres.

Submission of an entry is free, they are keen to hear about projects and initiatives that work with people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. There are eight (8) categories that feature in the Community Sports and Recreation Awards 2022. Each winning project picking up a £1000 prize.

To read more head to Community Sport & Recreation Awards

To choose your category and nominate, head here.

Nominations close Monday 7th November, 2022


Everyone is looking more closely at the cost of living, and Sport England have shared a document that explores current, collective understanding of how the cost of living impacts people’s activity levels.

Have a read.


If you are a Somerset club or a club / individual who has been part of an event in Somerset this year and have photos get entering.

For more information click here.

Deadline for entries Midnight Sunday 20th November, 2023


Your club membership 3rd quarter was due by the 30th September, 2022

Thanks to all those clubs who have submitted by the deadline.

Missing membership:

Mengeham Rythe Port Isaac
Newhaven Portreath
Poole Rock

Please note we are aware that some clubs have significant number of members who have Gigrower membership, but we do need to record the actual number of rowers who are part of the gig rowing world.

So please do submit the most up to date club membership registers. If there has been ‘no change’ we still require an email that notes that.


This will take place on Sunday 15th January, 2023. More information will follow regarding timings.

Any proposals are required by the 30th October. They must follow the required format. Proposer and seconder (two full CPGA member clubs).

Any potential new clubs are required to complete a CPGA membership application form and submit by the 30th October 2023.


The IOSSC have released dates and fares for their 2023 timetable.

The CPGA supplied a list of CPGA clubs to the IOSSC and following the recent email to all clubs, on acknowledgment from your first / second contacts, your unique club discount will be shared with them and they can then share with the club as required.

Please note, the code must not appear on any social media and any abuse of the code will result in the club members losing potential discounts in future years.


There are various legal structures and the CPGA has previously published information.

There is a great resource on the internet via Club Matters which is Sport England.

Do take a look and if you are unincorporated, do think about the implications.


As we move towards the AGM season and changes do occur. Please read the following and update via the link.

You can update your contact information at any time via this link – Updating Club Contact info.

If you want to double check that the info has been received email to say there is an amendment, all the information will then be taken from the info submitted via the form.

Reminder – the CPGA need to have up to date contact information for your clubs:

  • 1st Contact (contact shared with all CPGA clubs)
  • 2nd Contact (only for CPGA use)
  • Safety Officer
  • Welfare Officer


Following the last few years when gig builds were quieter, it now seems that there is a new lease of life.

If your club has commissioned a build, please complete the following (even if you think that we know about the build). This then allows the standards team to be up to date with current and forthcoming builds.

Registering a new build Cornish Pilot Gig


From Wickes ‘We’re passionate about giving back to local communities. That’s why we launched The Wickes Community Programme, a dedicated product fund to support local initiatives in helping them maintain and renovate community areas’.

Open to all local community groups and charities seeking help for improvement projects, you can enquire via your local store or contact us on social media. For more information click here.

Take a look, you never know as a club your might be able to benefit from this.


The CPGA has introduced a new individual membership, inviting everyone in the gig rowing community to become GigRower members.

Member clubs of the Cornish Pilot Gig Association CIO voted for the introduction of an individual membership. GigRower membership is open to all, welcoming rowers, supporters, and anyone who loves the sport.

To find out more and become a member visit: I Am A GigRower


Title                                                    Date / Deadline             Venue / Action
Active Sussex Sports Awards             21st October                          Via link
Cornwall Heritage Trust Nominations 21st October                           Via link
Fixture List Updates                            26th October                           Email
AGM Proposal Submission                 30th October                  Via email & post
London Sports Awards                        6th November                         Via link
Sports & Recreation Alliance Award    7th November                         Via link
Photo Competition                              20th November                        Via link
CPGA CIO AGM                                 15th January 2023                   TBC

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