Helford Events

Head of the River Race - Saturday 6th October 2018


  • Times to be confirmed

Further information and signing up

Nic Wilson - nic.thegarth@gmail.com

Information for competing clubs

  • Each competing crew must bring a radio.
  • This is a pursuit race. You will be given your start time at the Coxswains' Meeting.
  • Start times are dependent on the gig's crew (eg Ladies, Men, Mixed, Vets, Juniors etc). We welcome any and all combinations.
  • All trailers must be clearly marked with the name of the gig.
  • At the end of the race, your trailer will be brought to you and towed up to the clubhouse for you. Please be patient while this operation takes place.
  • Soup, hot drinks, cakes and a BBQ serving bacon rolls available in the gazebo by Ferryboat beach, Helford Passage.
  • Toilets available in the Ferryboat Inn by kind agreement. Please support and respect the pub, its seating and its clients.
  • All participants are invited to the clubhouse for food, drink, dancing and prize-giving.
  • Overnight camping is available at the clubhouse by prior arrangement.

Spectators welcome - see details above for catering at Ferryboat beach.

If there is enough interest, there may be a spectator's boat following the Juniors and also watching the finish. Contact Ian at ian@helford-river-boats.co.uk for more info.

Relevant documents:


Mini-Scillies Race - March 2018

Details to follow nearer the time.