North Devon crews heading for world championships

TORRIDGE, Ilfracombe, Clovelly and Appledore gig racing clubs will all be sending crews to the World Gig Championships in the Scilly Isles over the weekend April 30-May 2. More than 100 clubs annually contest the championships, from as far afield as Holla

TORRIDGE, Ilfracombe, Clovelly and Appledore gig racing clubs will all be sending crews to the World Gig Championships in the Scilly Isles over the weekend April 30-May 2.

More than 100 clubs annually contest the championships, from as far afield as Holland and the Faroe Islands.

Teams from the Torridge Pilot Gig Club have been working particularly hard over the past few months preparing for the event, having gained a silver medal in the ladies' veterans class last year.

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