SM8023 : Gig (longboat) racing at Solva (3)

taken 8 years ago, near to Solva, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, Great Britain

Gig (longboat) racing at Solva (3)
Gig (longboat) racing at Solva (3)
Gig (or longboat) racing takes place regularly in Solva. The races start and finish from the slipway at the boat club on Trinity Quay on the west side of the harbour. Teams from the club and from local pubs compete on a course which takes the boats round the inshore island at the estuary mouth. After the race, the prizes are awarded and the winners celebrated in one of the local pubs.

In this photo, two junior teams are approaching the finish line followed by the safety boat.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 12 October, 2009
Category
Rowing   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 800 239 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:52.2330N 5:11.7931W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SM 801 240
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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