“ Cadgwith”

Ralf Bird

Cadgwith Pilot Gig Club race with our four gigs. "Buller", "Socoa", "Rose of Cadgwith" and "Tamarisk”

Ralf Bird who revieved gig racing sadly died last year, We & the sport will greatly miss him, he built 29 gigs the first our very own Buller

Below: A Celebration of Ralph Bird Gigs and launch of the Ralph Bird - Saturday 6th October, 2007 at Newquay


The first of Cadgwith's gigs is the "Buller".
"Buller" was built by the Devoran Shipwright, Ralph Bird in 1986. She is a copy of the famous gig "Treffry". She got her name from a local, Richard Redvers Arthur, otherwise known as Buller.

Above BULLER at very wet Buller Day 2008, photo by Ben Dodson


Thanks to your support”

Cadgwith Pilot Gig Club would like to thank all of you who help and support us, those who sponsor us, it really helps, the costs are high, maintaining the Gigs, the Clubhouse running costs, transport to the events, safety and clothing and a lot more.

Name Built Builder
Tamarisk 2008/9 Maurice Hunkin
Buller 1986 Ralph Bird
1994 Ralph Bird
Socoa 1990 J Moore

Our Crews:

Ladies teams    
Mens teams    

Club Merchandise

Read the seasons revieWe have a range of different male and female T shirts, polo shirts, vests, long sleeve shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, cotton shopping bags, car stickers and postcards. Please have a look read more


info links:

Backgrounds for your computer
Old Cadgwith?, NO, our Club house was
used in the film Ladies in Lavender

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photos & Report

large photos from Buller Day.

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New style photo gallery

Posted by Greg on Dec 11, 2009
New style, with small previews, just click on a small photo on the left, it slides open a small thumbnail pic of that gallery, then you have choice, to click on a photo you like, or click on the small 4 square, icon, (next to the < > buttons), that will remove the thumbnails but still give you the descriptions. Try it out, please let me know if you like it

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Read the seasons review

Posted by Rachel Holder, and Katie Jose, and Jeb. on Dec 11, 2009

Read the seasons revie

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Cadgwith Pilot Gig Club:

By the way we can hire our upstairs room, its ideal for Private functions, parties etc. We also have a bar.