Racing Conference Feedback

After the Racing Conference at the end of October and subsequent email feedback, the CPGA will act on the following outputs: Age Categories Juniors • Under 14 Championship at Hayle • Under 16 Championship at Newquay • Under 15 (year 10) and under 18 (year 13) are the age categories for National County Championship Racing • Junior age categories held …

Gifting of Circe

In October there was the announcement that Nankersey Rowing Club was to reunite with Flushing Mylor Pilot Gig Club. This has resulted in a deed of gift for ‘Circe’ Cornish Pilot Gig No 37 to the CPGA, a truly great donation by the Nankersey Club which will official be dissolved on the 31st December 2018. ‘Circe’ was built by Andrew …

Steamship Group’s biggest charity donation towards ‘Pulling Together the Past’ project

An aspiring project to preserve irreplaceable historical data on the traditional Cornish sport of pilot gig rowing has been given a massive cash boost thanks to the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group’s biggest ever donation. The exciting initiative, Pulling Together the Past, which aims to safeguard the history of pilot gig rowing in a new online digital archive, has been …

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 …