Dragon Boat Racing
  • 22 Great N Rd, Newark NG24 1BN
    NG24 1BN
  • Sunday 15th September 10:00am until 5:00pm
Dragon boat racing is the fastest growing water activity in Britain today – as well as the most fun! Up to 10 people paddle each 30’ boat with a drummer at the front beating time. No previous experience is required, just plenty of team spirit! ​

How does it work?
The race takes part over one day and each team will take part in a minimum of 3 races before the fastest team goes through to the semi-final. The boat and life jackets are provided; all you need to do is recruit a team! Each boat needs 10 paddlers and a drummer to keep the rhythm, however you can also bring up to 4 reserves if you wish.

​Who can enter?

Anyone. Whether you are a group of friends, a sports club or entering through a company, this will be a great day out for you. All we ask is that you are over 16 (16 and 17-year olds will need written permission from a parent/guardian) and that you are able to swim 50 metres.


As well as the main action taking place on the river there will be refreshments and a range of activities available throughout the day for the whole family. Please do encourage spectators - all welcome.


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