County Crews vs Italian Crews

The best coastal rowers from Italy are on their way to Cornwall to compete against the top county pilot gig crews at this year’s Mounts Bay Regatta on June 30th as part of a national sport sharing experiment set up by the Cornish Pilot Gig Association and the Cornwall Rowing Association. The event is the brainchild of Penryn Gig Club’s …

HLF Digital Support Consultant

HLF DIGITAL SUPPORT CONSULTANT – PULLING THE PAST TOGETHER The CPGA is looking for a Digital Support Consultant to help to deliver a new initiative. Applicants should submit their tender with a cover letter and CV by 30th March 2018. The Digital Support Consultant will oversee digital standards throughout the project in line with the Heritage Lottery Fund digital strategy …

HLF Project Manager – Pulling the Past Together

The CPGA is recruiting a Project Manager to deliver a new initiative. Applicants should submit their application form with a cover letter and CV by 1st March 2018. (Please note the amended date of the 1/3/18, from the previous 26/2/18) The Project Manager will have overall responsibility for the ‘Pulling Together The Past’ project over a period of 18 months. …

200th CPGA Registered Gig

The worldwide governing body for the sport of Cornish Pilot Gig racing today announced a milestone event in the sports rapid growth as it measured, and officially approved, the 200th wooden Cornish pilot gig.      All Cornish pilot gigs built today follow the lines of the gig ‘Treffry’, a 32 foot long pilot gig built in 1838. The Cornish Pilot Gig …

Annual General Meeting of the CPGA CIO

The AGM will take place on Sunday 21st January, 2018 at 13:00 at St Mellion, Saltash, Cornwall. All CPGA member clubs have been send the CPGA CIO AGM Agenda 2018 2018 has the potential to see the CPGA grow in size to seventy one (71) clubs with a larger geographical area – the new clubs are at Newhaven (Sussex), Portishead …

Fixture List 2018

The CPGA fixtures 2018 Dec is now available. Please note, all Invite Only (IO), Limited Numbers (LM) and Vets champs have been added where notified as such. There are a few events that have changed date. The first Tribute National County Championship (TNCC) will be held on Saturday 9th June and hosted by Caradon. The Mixed Championship, making a return …

HLF success – Pulling together the past

The Cornish Pilot Gig Association (CPGA) has been awarded a Heritage Lottery Fund grant of £39,000 to support their project entitled ‘Pulling Together The Past’. This exciting initiative will draw together the history of Cornish Pilot Gig rowing for the first time. The Cornish Pilot Gig has played an important role in the working and social lives of communities across …