Kim’s off to compete on Isles of Scilly

Kim Sankey is competing in the World Pilot Gig Championships this May bank holiday weekend.

Off to Scilly gig champs

Angel Architecture director Kim Sankey has her first race in the World Pilot Gig Championships on the Isles of Scilly on Friday 3 May.

Kim’s part of the Ladies’ Veteran team for Lyme Regis Gig Club and has been training hard for months. All the Lyme club competitors travelled to Scilly on the tall ship Pelican of London, which will also be their base over the bank holiday weekend.

Kim with Pelican of London in Portland Harbour.

Kim boarded the Pelican at Portland on Tuesday. The crew set sail for Scilly at 4am on Wednesday 1 May, with arrival in Scilly by midnight the same day.