Dragon Boat Racing in South Africa

an ancient, colourful, dramatic, oriental water-sport

 
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Dragonboaters do it to a drum-beat   -   Dragonboaters do it in style   -   Dragonboaters do it together!

We don't row, we paddle!

Energy,   Exercise,   Fitness,   Friendship,   Fun,   Rhythm,   Strength,   Style,   Technique,   Timing,   Tradition,   Power

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. more ......



John Tee Photograpty


Visiting dragonboaters are welcome
to join in club sessions.

New prospective paddlers are also welcome.

Click here to find a club

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

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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