Posted on | May 6, 2012 | No Comments
Saturday 5th May was Day 1 of the DBS Marina Bay Dragon Boat Regatta. This is the 1st year the event has been organized and set in the gorgeous Marina Bay. DBS are sponsoring this international race and teams have attended from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia and of course Singapore. The most exciting part of all is the prize money. DBS are offering between $10,000 to $20,000 prize money for the winners of each of the categories entered.
Austcham Paddle Club has fielded a massive team to take part in this new event. Day 1 was the 200 metre race and after heats, semi-final, rapid charges and finals: The Aussies won GOLD in the international mixed 20 crew category.
So now it’s back for Day 2 over the 500m course!