Cornish Pilot Gigs, Isles of Scilly, 1980s
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Cornish Pilot Gigs 'Lyonnesse' built in 1988 by Ralph Bird of Devoran, 'Cape Cornwall' built in 1990 by Peter Reveley of Padstow, 'Buller' built in 1986 also by Ralph Bird and 'Bonnet' built in 1830 by the Peters family of St Mawes racing off the Isles of Scilly. 'Bonnet' had been purchased from Tresco by Newquay Gig Rowing Club in 1953 but was later sold back to the Isles of Scilly.
Isles of Scilly
CitationVanessa Bush, “Cornish Pilot Gigs, Isles of Scilly, 1980s,” cornishmemory.com, accessed April 14, 2021, http://cornishmemory.com/item/CPGA_BUSH_008.
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