CPGA Launches ‘Club in a box’

The Cornish Pilot Gig Association (CPGA), in collaboration with British Rowing, have launched a new initiative to support new gig clubs. The governing body for this fast growing sport have put together a ‘turn key package’ for coastal community based clubs in the UK that want to start a pilot gig club. Clubs will be able to apply to the …

2016 Survey

The CPGA is currently writing a 5 year strategic plan for the sport and now is the chance to have your say. Submission deadline is Dec 31st 2016 STEP 1: Watch this video Complete the survey below, or follow this link to complete it on Survey Monkey.

CPGA 30 Today

The Cornish Pilot Gig Association today celebrates it’s thirtieth birthday after being formed in the living room of legendary gig builder Ralph Bird on December 5th 1986. The Association was set up with one simple objective – to oversee and maintain a one class design for the Cornish Pilot Gig. Gigs had been used for racing since the early 1920’s, …

CPGA takes on the GigRower website

Last week the Cornish Pilot Gig Association took over the running of the popular website www.GigRower.co.uk GigRower we set up by rower Toby Budd eight years ago and is now the main online resource for the traditional sport of pilot gig rowing and racing. Shane Sullivan, Chairman of the CPGA, said: ”I always thought GigRower would be better inside the …