JUMBO PARTIES! We've got 2 coming up.
Then on Sat 8th April we've booked the St.Ives Guildhall for a return of the amazing AMBLING BAND from Bristol who played a stonking gig for our 5th anniversary. 'Brass and pink collide to create sheer joy on the edge of madness!'
Tickets £12, but you can save yourself £2 by getting tickets to BOTH events now for only £20. Payment via Paypal (firstname.lastname@example.org) or cheque to: Jill Block, Teak Room Studio, Wheal Margery. St.Ives. TR26 2RH
BOATS IN THE BAY 2016 16/17 September
The Revival of the Westcountry Dipping Lugger by Jonny Nance
Folks! It's time to shake a feather and have some fun!
BOATS IN THE BAY 2014
Another successful event this week end including the launch of the new St.Ives Sailing Punt and Scully Race captured in it's entirety by Alban Roinard for St.Ives TV.
SCULLY RACING AT 'SEA, SALTS AND SAIL'. 11th-13th July
So, Scully Racing has become an official part of this popular festival!
Barnabas and Celeste sailing in company at Boats in the Bay 2013 Photo by Sally Ewings. See more
Sunday 4th August. 'PUNT GIGS & JUMBOS' - Another Scully Day, but this time in collaboration with St.Ives Gig Club....
During the course of the afternoon at least 75 people got out on the water, many for the first time, to try their hand at rowing a gig or scullying a punt.
14th - 16th June. LOOE LUGGER REGATTA. We had hoped to take a jumbo but high winds confined everyone to port. . . .
In a defiant gesture to raise some cheer amongst the lugger fleet, jumbo members and Stephane Spitz of Swervy World do the rounds on a wet Sunday morning.
4th May. Our season begins as the first jumbo is returned to her moorings in St.Ives harbour.
It was big day of celebration from noon to midnight as the Jumbo Association turned 5 years. Press Report
There are many more photos and comments on our facebook page.
The Ambling Band take to the water in our brand-new punt. Photo by David Pearce
5th April 2012. PETE GOSS WAVES THE FLAG FOR THE JUMBOS
THE JUMBO PARTY held on Sat 21st Jan at the Harbour Pool Club raised £1023 towards the new punt.
ST.IVES IN THE 1950's report
Jonny introducing Matt to scullying a jumbo. Photo: Tobi Carver, The St.Ives Times.
AN EVENING WITH PETE GOSS Friday 9th April. The Guildhall, St.Ives.
This was the first public event held in W.Cornwall since returning from his epic trip to Australia with 'The Spirit of Mystery' and the nearest to Newlyn - the home of the crew of the original 'Mystery'. £3000 was raised.
CHRISTMAS AUCTION AT THE CASTLE Sat 12th Dec.
Despite the recession and pre-budget gloom we succeeded in raising another £2000. The Hayle Charity Singers provided excellent male-voice harmony during a break in the proceedings. Once again we're endebted to Skinners Brewery who provided a raffle prize and a barrel of beer for the evening.
BOATS IN THE BAY 2009 "The best yet!"
NEWLYN FISH FESTIVAL Bank Holiday Monday 31st August.
We attended Newlyn's festival again this year with a stall on North Pier and sailed 'Celeste' in the harbour... The Jumbo Association making their presence felt at Newlyn!