Welcome to the home of Race the Dragon Ltd, the heart and soul of dragon boat racing in the UK. We specialise in providing charity, corporate and youth dragon boat racing events nationwide in the UK.
Originating from China over 2000 years ago, the history of dragon boat racing is steeped in a magical yet heroic myth, dragon boat racing has become the world’s fastest growing water sport.
Dragon boats are 12 meters long decorated with a traditional dragons head, tail and drum. Each boat can have between 10 and 16 paddlers providing the power, a drummer to beat a steady rhythm, and a helm to steer. The dragon’s are raced against each other in a spectacular energetic display.
We also provide a large array of event equipment, infra-structure and services from Pontoons to Presentation stages, Marquees to Toilets and frequently provide complete event support service for a variety of local and national charities, fundraising organisations, businesses, as well as Rotary, Lions, Round Table and youth organisations.
Our extensive knowledge & experience in dragon boat racing extends further than the fantastic events we operate, We also provide dragon boat & race equipment sales & support services through out Europe. We stock a wide range of the new, used and ex-championship boats and equipment.
Our knoledge, passion and dedication to the sport and our events is second to none, and we strive to share and enthuse others with the joys and sense of achievement that we experience! The excitement and enjoyment factor for our participants is our driving force for a successful day out.
We are a forward thinking flexible organisation, as we pride ourselves of offering innovative solutions to all our client’s requirements.