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Chasing Honour and Glory on the High Seas

Chasing Honour and Glory on the High Seas

More than two hundred years ago men would race out to sea in fast, slim wooden boats, rowing flat out to be first to reach an incoming ship and win the fee to pilot it into harbour.

Today, Cornish Pilot Gig Rowing thrives as a sport with clubs all around the South West, including Lyme Regis and Bridport .

Peter Smith took to the high seas at West Bay with rowers bidding for places in the men’s first team at the forthcoming world championships in the Isles of Scilly this month.

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