Imagine 20 paddlers attacking the water together in an adrenaline-charged sprint race – This is Dragon Boat Racing!

Imagine 6 paddlers flying through the waves in an ocean endurance race – this is Outrigger Canoeing!

Imagine over 100 friends and family coming together for paddling, parties, pride and passion – this is The Pacific Dragons!

The next novice course will be held as follows:

Sat 15th January: Part 1 – Introduction to Outrigger Canoeing

In this session we will introduce you to the sport of outrigger canoeing, and its many traditions. We will introduce you to our canoes, show you all the equipment you need to get a boat out on the water, how to achieve a good basic paddle stroke, and of course, do some paddling on beautiful Sydney Harbour.

Sat 22nd Janaury: Part 2 – The Dragon Boat

Are you an adrenaline junkie? In this part of the course, find out what makes dragon boat racing so addictive as we find out how to make a very big boat go very fast.

Sat 29th January: Part 3 – More Outrigger Canoeing including the Huli Drill and BBQ

More paddling fun on the harbour and find out what happens if an outrigger canoe capsizes – we take you through the process step by step – it’s actually quite fun but you will get wet! Then get to meet the club members as we have a breakfast BBQ in the park straight after the session.

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