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Stanthorpe Dragon Boat Club

Stanthorpe Dragon Boat Club






Dragon boating is for everyone and anyone of any age, shape or size. It is a dynamic and exciting sport

 There are approximately 1600 paddlers across 29 clubs in Queensland

 Participation by members of all ages and abilities is encouraged and promoted

Dragon boating is not a ‘new’ sport…people have participating in this sport for over 2000 years. It has a long illustrious history.

What is dragon boating?

A dragon boat is a long (approx 12 metres) and narrow human powered boat used in the team paddling sport.

For racing events, dragon boats are always rigged with decorative Chinese dragon heads and tails and are required to carry a large drum aboard.

The crew

The standard crew 22, comprising 20 paddlers in pairs facing toward the bow of the boat, one drummer or caller at the bow facing toward the paddlers and one steerer or sweep at the rear of the boat

We will be forming under the guidence of the Qld Dragon Boat Federstion.















Contact for now is Judi Holmes:-

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