01/25/2018

Dubai Properties’ Dragon Boat Race to Paddle Down Marasi Business Bay

Dubai-UAE: 25th January, 2018 – Dubai Properties is proud to host the annual Dragon Boat Race at Marasi Business Bay from 9-10 February. The 11th edition of the popular water sport race will welcome an estimated 5,000 spectators and over 1,500 participants across 75 teams. The 2018 edition of the race promises to be the biggest yet!

 

Visitors and fans, attending the race, will be treated to great views of the action along the Marasi Promenade. The city’s newest marina at Marasi Business Bay will be decorated in celebration of the Chinese New Year, offering fun-filled day with family activities, entertainment, a live DJ and Dubai’s best food trucks.

 

Listing Information

 

DP Dragon Boat Race

 

DATE

9 – 10 February, 2018

 

TIME

Friday, 9 February – 08:00 until 17:30

Saturday, 10 February – 09:00 until 17:00

 

LOCATION

Marasi Business Bay, Marasi Promenade

 

PUBLIC ENTRY FREE

 

Team Entry Fees:

Corporate and social teams: AED10,000

Schools and universities: AED2,500

Individual participants: AED500

 

Participating teams will be provided with a dragon boat and all necessary equipment on day of race. Teams will also receive two dedicated training sessions with an International Dragon Boat coach.

 

Race participation is for 20 team members per boat, with a maximum of 16 males on a team.

 

All participants need to register via email at info@sirenevents.com 

 

About Dragon Boat Racing in the UAE

Dragon Boating was first established in the UAE over a decade ago and has now grown to a popular water sport, with over 10,000 participants a year at various Dragon Boat events throughout the UAE. Dragon boating is an exhilarating team water sport involving 20 paddlers, men and women, one helm and one drummer. The sport originated over 2,500 years ago in China.

 

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