Dragon Boat Racing

A dragon boat is a very long and narrow canoe-style human powered boat. The standard crew of a dragon boat consist of around 22 members, 20 paddlers in pairs dacing toward the bow of the boat, 1 drummer at the bow facing the paddlers and 1 helm at the rear of the boat. Although crew sizes can vary.

Activity type:

Water Sports

How to get involved:

South West NGB contact Paddle Sports, Andy Davey, andy.davey@bcu.org.uk, 07912 466264

Equipment needed:

Dragon boat, paddle

Average cost:

Under 5

National Governing Body:

British Dragon Boat Racing Association

Relevant links:

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