Bank Holiday Monday will see the annual RNLI charity gig race from Newlyn Harbour.
Newlyn Fish Festival Lifeboat Gig Race
- Monday 29th August 2011
- Mixed Crews Only
- Parade of Gigs – 12.00
- Start of Race – 12.30
- Presentation to Winning Crew – 13.30 tbc
Gigs can as usual be launched from the slipway next to the Inshore Lifeboat Station and are to moor up to pontoons – access to the festival is free to competitors and can be gained via the pontoons. Trailers can be parked at Sandy Cove.
Course – Start off Newlyn Harbour Wall, 1st turn at Low Lee buoy, 2nd turn at yellow Penzance Sailing Club buoy (just SE of The Gear Pole), finish line in Newlyn Harbour in front of Fish Market. (NB. All Gigs must carry a radio using Channel 72).
If attending, please could you email the name of boat/s and club, along with a few words about both (so that the announcer can introduce the boat and club during the parade) to James Morris-Marsham (07791 096047) at [email protected]
For further information please contact Dave Nicoll (RNLI) on 07901 517615 or corn[email protected]
RNLI Community Fundraising Manager (Cornwall & Isles of Scilly)
tel/fax 01326 210008
mobile 07901 517615
e-mail: [email protected]
RNLI web site: www.lifeboats.org.uk