Sidmouth Gig Club prepares for new season

Sidmouth Gig Club and a crew in action.

Sidmouth Gig Club and a crew in action. - Credit: Archant

If you’re out and about in Sidmouth you may have noticed advertisements for Sidmouth Gig Club in shop windows and on notice boards, writes Nick Thompson.

his year the club will start rowing from Sidmouth on Wednesday, April 6, and each Wednesday and Friday evenings and Sunday morning thereafter.

The club caters for both competitive rowers and those who want some enjoyable exercise.

At the end of April Mens and Ladies crews will travel to the Scilly Isles to take part in the World Championships.

In previous years their SuperVets (over 50’s) crews have done well, and they’re hoping to repeat that success.


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New members are always made very welcome. There’s a lively social side to the club and there are plenty of opportunities for those who enjoy pleasure or competitive rowing. Experience is not necessary. Taster rows are offered to those interested. To find out more please call Colin Bartlett on 01395 516532 or use a search engine for ‘Sidmouth Gig Club’.

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