In Blade on the Feather, it is the annual Portwenn versus Port Carran gig race and school gig festival. After Eric dislocates his finger, Morwenna has to find a replacement to row the traditional Cornish gig boat.
The Port Carran team also have a problem with one of their rowers, as team captain Alice has something wrong with her leg. Unfortunately, Martin’s examination of her goes wrong, and they both end up passing out. Louisa hands in her resignation letter and Mel discusses her concerns about her husband’s drinking with Martin. When Martin and Louisa arrive home after the race, Chris Parsons is waiting for them. He has some unfortunate news, which puts Martin’s career in jeopardy
Doc Martin: Blade on the Feather Season 8 Episode 7 airs Wednesday 1 November 2017 from 9.00pm-10.00pm on ITV.