Welcome to Bude Pilot Gig Club


We are a friendly and welcoming club that gives people of all abilities the chance to experience Gig rowing and attend social events. We have a range of members; some row for pleasure, some train to improve fitness and others train and race competitively. All members are welcome to take part in races, regardless of their ability or experience. We also have social members who enjoy the land-based activities and assist in the running of the club. These are vital members and are always welcome on race days to support our crews. .

We are the most northerly based Gig Rowing Club in Cornwall and have been rowing in the Cornish seas since 2003.  We are based at the Upper Tamar Lake, which is just outside of Bude. This allows us to row all year round in a safe and scenic environment, even when conditions do not allow rowing at sea. The Lake is used for many activities including sailing, cycling, fishing and walking among others.. Dogs are welcome and there is a park for young children.We row at sea as often as possible, mainly out of Bude and during the Spring and Summer months we attend regattas around the South West of England.

We always welcome new rowers, Juniors, Seniors or Vets of all abilities

For more information

Email info@budegigclub.co.uk

Or contact anyone of the people below:

Bob Willingham 01288 354828 or 07836333193

Molly Jones, 01288 359867 or 07703567515, Matholie, Maer Down, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 8NG

Tanya Salisbury 07792153982

Men's Captain
Richard Parker 07956575377

Ladies' Captain
Tanya Salisbury 07792153982

How can you help your club?
The club is run by members and so relies on enthusiastic volunteers to keep things going! If you would like to help out please get in touch info@budegigclub.co.uk. In particular, we are looking for people to help out with the following:
Boat maintenance




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