Regattas

27 Jun Salcombe Regatta

This was the first regatta after the Scillies. Have to say that training could have been harder since the Scillies, especially for the boys.  We seem to have taken our foot off the gas a little, which given our Scillies performance is pure madness! Most of...

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08 Jun Scillies 2017

Just to put this in perspective, these are the World Championships. There were about 144 boats competing mostly from the UK but also from Holland, Ireland and America.  Last year, our Ladies A crew finished 90th and our Mens A crew finished 102nd. This year we...

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27 Mar Bristol Sprint Regatta

This is always a fun regatta.  It's held in Bristol's Floating Harbour where we train every week.  We know the water well and how many strokes between all the various sights and features of the harbour.  So we should have a good home advantage for...

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27 Mar Three Rivers Race, Saltash

This is the first race of the season.  It's a 6mile figures of eight course starting under the Tamar bridge and finishing at the same place.  I can't remember doing this race without there being a howling gale or racing tide or more often that...

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09 Nov Muiden Pampas Muiden

The final weekend before our inaugural annual dinner.  Speeches drafted, awards consideration underway and now there’s so much more to throw into the melting pot.  The antics of five international rowing Clifton members may have changed it all. Nina, Terrey, Mark, Bryan and Steve travelled to...

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08 Aug Brixham Regatta

Well this was a different way to do a regatta. Clifton were not able to raise a full ladies crew due to holidays and so the men only went to Brixham with our fabulous Cox Debs.  The men's racing were the last events of the...

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08 Aug Rame Regatta

What a weekend at Rame. This is always a calendar highlight and it didn't disappoint this year for Clifton. We travelled to Cawsand with 10 rowers, 5 girls and 5 boys. So we needed to recruit 1 new rower for every race.  The gig community obliged...

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06 Jul Bridport Regatta

Clifton attended their first regatta since launching Avona at the 2016 World Pilot Gig Championships. A great day of racing was enhanced by the beautiful weather, we feel that we came away from the event with our heads held high and are looking forward to our next...

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06 Jul Clifton Pilot Gig Club – Scillies 2016

Clifton achieved their objective of taking 2 crews to the 2016 World Pilot Gig Championships.  Brian Nobbs put the finishing touches to AVONA less than one week prior to her IOS shipping date, this is called 'cutting it fine' but we were always confident by his calm unflappable nature.  She was blessed...

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