Boscastle Regatta

Skippers and mates and rowing club eights
All messin’ about on the river
Capstans and quays where you tie up with ease
All messin’ about on the river
Outboards and inboards and dinghys you sail
The first thing you learn is the right way to bale
In a one man canoe you’re both skipper and crew
Messin’ about on the river


  1. restlessjo · September 5, 2017

    I feel a Viking moment coming on, Robin. 🙂 🙂 Where’s me tin hat?

    • northumbrianlight · September 5, 2017

      What a grand idea Jo – the scene would be much enhanced by the addition of tin hats 🙂

  2. sustainabilitea · September 6, 2017

    Looks like a good time for all concerned.


    • northumbrianlight · September 6, 2017

      I’m not so sure Janet – the start line was out at sea – I would be exhausted before the race even got going 😉

  3. J.D. Riso · September 6, 2017

    Love those wooden boats.

  4. northumbrianlight · September 6, 2017

    They are called Pilot Gigs apparently – something I have only just found out:
    You live and learn 🙂

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