Dragon Boat Racing in South Africa

an ancient, colourful, dramatic, oriental water-sport

 
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The ultimate team sport.

This spectacular and exciting team sport originated in China over 2400 years ago and was introduced to South Africa in 1992 when two beautiful wooden flag-catching dragon boats were presented to Cape Town by our sister city in Taiwan. read more ......

March 2018 Regatta, Century City

pictures by John Tee Photography

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Visiting dragonboaters are welcome to join in club sessions.
New prospective paddlers are also welcome.

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Contact one of the clubs to enquire about team-building events in Cape Town.

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The South African Dragon Boat Association (SADBA)
is a Member of the International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF)
& is recognised by the IDBF as the specific Governing Body
for Dragon Boating in South Africa.

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