SM8024 : Gig (longboat) racing at Solva (5)

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

Gig (longboat) racing at Solva (5)
Gig (longboat) racing at Solva (5)
A junior team coasting past the finishing line after winning a gig (or longboat) race at Solva.

Gig 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.
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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 802 240 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:52.2916N 5:11.6229W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 802 240
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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