Gig Championships 'will become more elite'
The chairman of the Cornish Pilot Gig Association suggests that the World Championships will be a more elite competition in the future.
Police: 'Two arrests over Gig Weekend'
There were two arrests over this year's World Pilot Gig Championships, but both involved local residents. Scilly's three regular policing staff and four additional officers were on duty on the islands during the weekend. Sgt Darren White told This is Scilly News: "This year was one of the busiest we have seen with greater numbers of visitors to the island for the WPGC. The IOS Policing Team were supported by a further four officers from the mainland to assist with Night Time
Gig heritage display 'very well attended'
The Cornish Pilot Gig Association's heritage project attracted hundreds of visitors over the World Championships weekend.
Falmouth, Looe crowned gig rowing world champions
Falmouth and Looe are the winners of the 2019 World Pilot Gig Championships on the Isles of Scilly.
ISSG shipped record freight for Gig Championships
The Isles of Scilly Steamship Group has shipped a record amount of freight to the islands in the run-up to Gig Weekend.
RNLI volunteers to take part in Gig Championships
A gig crew made up of RNLI volunteers and supporters is taking to the water in the World Pilot Gig Championships this weekend.
Record 170 gigs due for World Championships
A record 170 gigs are expected to take part in the 30th annual World Pilot Gig Championships this weekend.