Thanks to very generous donations and sponsorship we have managed to purchase a beautiful set of new oars for our ladies crews, we had a perfect day for wetting them with completely flat glass-like water, and a few mince pies and mulled wine.
Join us for our annual get together, there will be races to the Tamar Bridge and back, novice and junior racing, raffle, bar, hot and cold food and all situated on the banks of the river. All welcome to spectate, and cheer us on.
We entered two crews to this years Great London River Race, a ladies Vets in Ginette and a mixed crew in Tamar, the race is 21miles from Isle of Dogs to Ham taking in all the iconic landmarks on the way and is a real spectacle for rowers and spectators alike. Results are in! 324 boats […]
Great feature in Tavylinks Aug/Sept 2016 issue, all about the club and what we get up to on the water. See page 57.
On June 12th, Tamar & Tavy Gig Club enjoyed the grand opening of our new home at Weir Quay, the site is a joint venture with Weir Quay Sailing Club and had struggled for many years to get funding and planning permission but the hard work has finally paid off as both groups were represented by […]
Members of Tamar and Tavy Gig Club enjoyed a fabulous day at Daymer Bay over the late May bank holiday weekend when they took part in Rock Regatta. The course took the rowers out to the legendary Doom Bar and is one of the most stunning settings for a regatta. The first races of the […]
Ladies Race Report Arriving early to wind and dark clouds, and seeing the river flowing fast, we knew we were in for a bumpy ride, it’s not unusual for this particular race as along with being one of the longest races of the season it has a tendency to be unpredictable. By the time the […]
We co-hosting a quiz with Weir Quay Sailing Club. The event takes place on Friday 26th Feb from 7:30pm and all are welcome.
We’ll be holding a table top sale on April 9th from 12-3pm at st Paul’s Church, Yelverton, PL20 6AB. All funds raised will go to the club. Please come along and support us – there will be tea and cake!
If you are interested in joining us but have some trepidation then hopefully your questions will be answered here, if not then feel free to drop us a line and we will be happy to help. Will I get huge arm muscles if I row? Unlikely, as rowing isn’t about using just your arms but your whole body and […]
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Well-travelled gig! Tamar & Tavy Gig club, only weeks after taking the Cornish Pilot Gig ‘Ginette’ to Scotland to row the 60 mile Caledonian Canal, ventured to London on 12th September for the Great River Race 2015. This is a spectacular boat race up the river Thames. The course is 21 miles from London’s Docklands […]
Caledonian Canal Expedition or..Tamar and Tavy Gig Club “The wee boat with a flag” 23rd to 29th August 2015 Rob Dawe, vice chairman of the club, decided 2 years ago to take on and organise the challenge of rowing the 62 + miles of the Caledonian Canal from Fort William to Inverness. Planning came to fruition in the last […]
On 11th July, Tamar & Tavy Gig Club travelled to Daymer Bay for a regatta hosted by Rock Pilot Gig Rowing Club. It was a brilliant sunny, windy day in the gorgeous setting of the Camel estuary. Tamar & Tavy entered Ladies A, B and vets crews and Men’s A and B crews into the […]