Mount’s Bay Pilot Gig Club would like to invite you to join us on Saturday 10th June
2023 for our annual regatta. As usual, we are hoping for a great day of racing on the
beautiful waters surrounding St Michael’s Mount and after a successful year in 2022,
après gig entertainment in the Gig Shed will be back and continue on into the evening.
ON THE WATER
Gigs only to arrive between 12:00-12:45 (due to tides) at The Slipway, King’s Road, Marazion, TR17 OEL.
Coxswains meeting at 13:15 at Race HQ.
ALL Coxswains are required to register on the day at race HQ prior to racing.
First race away at 13:30 sharp. VHF channel 72. CPGA rules apply. Please have crews ready for
changeovers on the beach. High tide: 10:44 - 4.7m / 22:59 - 5.0m. Low tide: 17:06 - 1.5m BST.
Racing will be completed over timed heats if required.
Order of racing
Men’s B & Men’s C
Ladies B & Ladies C
Ladies Veterans & Men’s Veterans
C crew races will take place in a heat immediately after the respective B races, meaning you will need
to bring a second boat or borrow a boat if you wish to enter a crew. All crews are advised to follow
the instructions of the beach marshalls on the tide line on the day for their own safety.
ON THE LAND
Food and refreshments will be available in our gig shed from 10am throughout the day. BAR serving fine ales, lagers
and ciders 12pm - 10pm. We hope you can stay and join us for the evening some post rowing music from a local
band and entertainment. Camping will be available nearby. Marazion is now plastic free, we at the gig club will be
supporting this initiative. So please ensure you bring bottles, we will have a water bottle refilling station throughout
the day for a small donation.
Car Parking - please park at the Folly Field car park (main car park on entry to Marazion). Overflow parking availble in
nearby fields - follow signs on the day. Please note there is a ban in force on Marazion beach for dogs between 10am-
Please RSVP via the Google form in the email if you wish to come before Monday 5th June. One last thing, could you
also bring any trophies from our previous regatta/s back on the day. A further email will follow closer to the time with
entry forms and coxswains information.
Towers: To minimise disruption, please follow the instructions of the marshalls.