Bantry Gigs

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Accueil / Building the Gigs [1]

The Bantry Bay gigs are elegant wooden replicas of late 18th century longboats, and are modelled after an existing original gig left behind in Bantry Bay Ireland by the invading French fleet of 1796. These boats are well suited to their purpose, because of their beauty, exhilarating performance, and complexity of operation. Many have been built as community projects with youth and adults working side by side.