SW4730 : Offloading a pilot gig

taken 12 years ago, near to Penzance, Cornwall, Great Britain

Offloading a pilot gig
Offloading a pilot gig
A view looking to the southwest along the South Pier as a Dutch pilot gig is offloaded from the Scillonian III on its return from St. Marys following the 2006 World Pilot Gigs Championships.
Pilot gigs are 32 foot traditional wooden working boats with six single-oar rowing positions and a cox, and racing them is the main sport on the Isles of Scilly.

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Date Taken
Monday, 1 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 3 May, 2006
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Harbour   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SW 478 301 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:7.0370N 5:31.7565W
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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