Regatta Line Up

Here we go folks, the line up for Lynmouth Regatta and Maritime Festival 2019, lots to see and do. Get your best nautical attire on and head to Lynmouth for boaty capers and shanties.

If you are a business owner locally we’d be terribly grateful if you could share the posters below with your guests or customers via welcome packs or as a displayed poster.

Arrival of Our New Rowing Boats

13th April 2019 saw the arrival of our new Rowing boats. These mini-Gig Boats were built by Skur Boats and will hopefully lead to us having a full size Gig in the future. In the meantime we can all become more competent rowers and fitter, hopefully a slightly formal local racing league will get going.

Our first sea trials saw club rowers from 18-71 years of age trying out the boats under safe supervision by members of Ilfracombe Pilot Gig Club and the watchful eye of the Crew of Severn Seeker safety boat on loan from KML (as was all the safety kit until we can afford our own, thanks again KML).

Our next tester sessions are 19th and 20th April, everyone welcome, come and have a go, muster at 1830hrs at The Dinghy Park in Lynmouth.

Rowing

As a club we actively support Rowing as a pastime and sport. In early 2019 we will take delivery of 2 brand new skiffs built for us by Skur Boats, you can follow their progress on Skurs website here – https://skurboats.co.uk/2019/02/28/skur-pioneer-mini-gig-rowing-boat-1-of-2-complete/ .

We are extremely excited to see them on the water in Lynmouth this spring. We will be holding a ‘Christening’ for them as is traditional, this will be held with the usual Lynmouth Sailing Club flare and will involve much canon firing and shanty singing.

Our Secretary Anthony Glover and Local Rowing Legend Farmer Stanbury rowing Anthonys Admiralty Gig, one of the last surviving!
Pete Mold Sculling Red Herring, a Beer Lugger owned by Club Treasurer Will Bowden