THE BRISTOL CHANNEL PILOT CUTTER OWNERS ASSOCIATION

Founded in 1997 by the owners of the last remaining original Bristol Channel Pilot Cutters the associations objectives are:

  1. To encourage the restoration, preservation and ownership of original Bristol Channel Pilot Cutters with historical accuracy.
  2. To represent the interests of Bristol Channel Pilot Cutter owners whenever this becomes necessary.
  3. To organise an annual race and meet in the waters ofthe Bristol Channel for original Bristol Channel Pilot Cutters.
  4. To encourage individual research into all aspects of Bristol Channel Pilot Cutters.

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Swansea Bay Regatta 2016

Bristol Channel Yacht Club Swansea Bay Regatta May 7th & 8th The scheduling of a visit by the Bristol Channel Pilot Cutter Association with the rediscovery of the BCYC Swansea Bay Regatta Cup that was last raced for in 1911, seemed a highly appropriate time to rededicate the Cup. Saturday  saw 6  Pilot Cutters make…


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Spring meeting 2015

BCPCOA Newsletter - Issue no. 16.  May, 2015 The spring meeting was held at the St. Mawes Sailing Club on 28/3/15 and was very well attended by members and others to hear Mr. Capps talk about his sail to Greenland in Dolphin. He talked of the perpetual perils of moving ice and finding a safe lead and…


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BCPCOA Newsletter 2014

This summer has seen more of the original cutters in comission than at any time in the 18 years since the start of our association. Letty, Breeze, and Frolic are undergoing restoration. The two Hambley built cutters, Baroque (Tilman’s last boat) lying in Sweden and Marian in Falmouth are both for sale. Madcap is in…


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