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Bridport Regatta 2017

Bridport Regatta 2017

West Bay (Broadchurch to some) once again provided a great venue for the regatta. Nature supplied the sunshine and a variety of sea states. Initially the sea was flat however, as the day progressed the wind turned and the Lyme Bay…

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Langstone Regatta 2017

Langstone Regatta 2017

Eight clubs participated in the regatta providing very close, interesting and competitive racing. The course had some tight turns within restricted channels allowing coxes to demonstrate tactical thinking and skills while trying to gain the advantage. Several of our members volunteered…

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Swanage Regatta 2017

Swanage Regatta 2017

Swanage again proved to be an excellent venue for racing and viewing with clubs based on a grassy knoll overlooking the beach. Our crews fought well achieving some good results. Congratulations to all those that took part, especially the men's…

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Weymouth Regatta 2017

Weymouth Regatta 2017

As Weymouth is just 3.5 miles from our base our members continued the tradition of rowing our gig ''Pulpit Rock' to Weymouth beach where they joined the other twelve clubs and 18 gigs from Devon, Somerset, Dorset and Hampshire ready…

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28th World Pilot Gig Championships 2017

28th World Pilot Gig Championships 2017

Portland Gig Rowing Club took our two wooden gigs 'Pulpit Rock' and 'Chesil' to the Isles of Scilly to participate in the 28th World Pilot Gig Championships over the May Day bank holiday weekend, entering six crews (Ladies and Men's…

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Co-op Local Community Fund

Co-op Local Community Fund

Portland Gig Rowing Club have received a generous donation from the Co-op Local Community Fund.  A cheque for £1553 was presented to PGRC Trustees Helen Peach and Wendy Stenhouse at the Wyke Regis Co-op Store by Mr Greg Scott, Co-op…

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Bristol 2017

Bristol 2017

This was the first time that Portland had attended this sprint event which is held within Bristol Docks close to the SS Great Britain. We entered a ladies and a men's team. The men were up first, racing against Clifton.…

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Three Rivers Race 2017

Three Rivers Race 2017

Twenty four of our rowers plus supporters went to Saltash for the Three Rivers Race. Our club entered Ladies 'A', Ladies 'B', Men's 'A' and Men's 'B' teams. This was the first time that our club has entered four teams…

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