Want to Start Gig Rowing?

Are you interested in having a go at gig rowing?
Newcomers’ Course Starting Soon!


Have a go: We offer one free session to see if you want to explore gig rowing more fully.

What next: If you decide that you would like to progress we are the only gig club that offer a British Rowing ‘Explore Rowing Learn to Row Scheme’ This covers Safety, clothing and Equipment, Technique and Terminology and is delivered by experienced members of the club and you automatically get 3 months membership of British Rowing.

Cost: We charge £25 for 6 one and a half hour session at the end of which you gain a ‘Learn To Row Passport’ which is transefable between equivalent club. £10 covers British Rowing registration and the Passport.

Membership: After completing the course if you decide you want to apply for membership you will receive a £15 discount off your subscription.

The next course: Please contact newcomers@fmpgc.org for details of the next course.

Facilities: We have a brand new gig storage shed, paid for by an ‘Inspired Facilities’ grant from Sport England where we store our gigs. This also has a mezzanine floor for storing ergoes which can be used by club members. We also have access to a beach storage shed where we store our oars

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Gigs: We have 3 wooden gigs, one of which is kept off site for racing, and two which are kept in our boat shed. We also have 2 Plastic training gigs which have been purchased through an ‘Explore rowing’ funded project in partnership with Truro and Penwith College.

Skiff and Flash boats: These are stored in the beach as well and are use to introduce our juniors, 8 – 15 year olds, to rowing. Adult club members also have access through additional training, to these boats.

Click here to read details about our 2013 Membership.