Screen Shot 2013-08-01 at 12.13.46Do you want to get involved with our club?

Whether you simply want to come down and learn to row, or come down and improve your fitness, Mount’s Bay Pilot Gig Club can offer you just what you need.

Contact Zoe Payne on 01736 367989 for details of novice/ newcomer times as they change throughout the year.

Membership Types

Single member (adult) : £90 p.a

Family (2 adults and a minimum of one under 16): £180 p.a

Junior member (year 11 or below) : £45 p.a

Student/unemployed : £67.50 p.a

Novice member (first year of rowing): £45 p.a

Supporter (non-racing) : £22.50 p.a

Life member: £450

plus there is a £2.50 racing fee to cover towing fuel to and from events, only payable if racing on the day of the event.

If you are unsure which category you feel you are, then please contact the membership secretary on the contact page and they will assist you in becoming a member of Mount’s Bay Pilot Gig Club. Membership forms must be submitted with payment and given to the membership secretary, please find the forms on the downloads page. The form can also be emailed to


What night are training nights?

Training takes place most of the year and varies on the time of year, no rowing takes place between the end of September until the beginning of November as this is the end of the racing season and all members have a cool off period. Training for the World Champs commences in November right through to the event in May. To find out what night is best for you please contact our novice co-ordinator on the contact page.

When are Junior training Nights?

Juniors train 4.45 to 5.45pm on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. Contact either Lyn W ( 01736 850958 ) or Zoe Payne ( 01736 367989 )

What shall I wear?

Often when rowing in the summer and the weather is good, just a t-shirt and shorts will be perfectly adequate, however, bring a hoodie or jacket along to keep warm after. When rowing in the winter more layers are definitely recommended! Please wear clothes that you don’t mind getting a bit wet (splash etc).

How long does a training session last for?

Training sessions usually last for an hour period.

How do I find you?

There is a map of our location on the contact page. However here is the address for Sat Nav’s etc. Mount’s Bay Pilot Gig Club, King’s Road, Marazion, Cornwall.

I don’t think I can do it…

Don’t panic! Everyone says the same thing when they first start, after a few coaching sessions we will have you rowing in a consistent crew and rowing anywhere from one to four times a week.

  • Rebecca Kevern


    I would love to start rowing again, I did a bit in Swansea on the river and loved it. I am no expert!!

    Not sure if this is the right time to start as you may already have a team but would love to hear from you.

    Many thanks


  • Charlotte Roberts - Membership Secretary

    Hi Rebecca,

    Thanks for getting in touch. Your best bet is to contact Zoe Payne, our novice coordinator. Her details are:, 01736 367989.
    Hope to see you soon, Charlotte.

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