These boats carry teams of 16 to 20 people plus the experienced sweep steerer and the races are a most popular event.
The team building aspect of these races is rated very highly by people who have competed in them.
The dragon boats are provided by Steve Dawes in partnership with the Hunter River Dragons and Central Coast Dragon Boat Club. Steve and the other club members who run the dragonboat races are very experienced dragonboat paddlers.
There will be dragonboat paddler training available at a time to suit prior to the races. This enables teams to get maximum benefit from the competition.
The races are held in a series of eliminations until the finals are held to determine the winning team.
Registrations will be open on the 1st January and closing at 7.00pm on the 25th February 2017
All teams must report to the registration desk to confirm attendance by 8.30am.
The registration desk will be open at 7.30 am.
Registration is also available via the printable document.
Download the printable registration forms here
Safety briefing is at 8.45am.
The first of the race series will commence at 9.00am.
Sites are provided for teams to set up and prepare and then rest as considered necessary by the team captain.
The cost per dragon boat team of 16 – 20 people is $500.
Pre-registrations are encouraged, registrations on the day will be incur a penalty.
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