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Welcome to the BDA Website

The British Dragon Boat Racing Association is the governing body of dragon boat racing in Great Britain. Dragon boat racing is one of the fastest growing and most exciting water sports you can take part in. The BDA is responsible for all aspects of the sport from community development up to managing British teams racing abroad. It runs a National League calendar for racing crews all round the country together with the National Championships held annually at the National Water Sports Centre.

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Latest News

JUL 27 2014

St Neots Results & Worksheets published, League Tables updated

The results and worksheet for the St Neots BDA National League event have been published and the National League tables have been updated. ...Read more

JUL 23 2014

Worcester League Event closing date

The closing date for team entries to the Worcester National League event is fast approaching, so if you haven't entered your teams yet and intend to race there then time is of the essence and you need to do it now. ...Read more

JUL 17 2014

How Stonehenge was built?

Back in 2012 a bunch of us Dragon Boat paddlers were involved with a Discovery Channel documentary on how they transported the smaller blue stones from West Wales to Salisbury, we joined a multi discipline crew of rowers and kayakers. ...Read more

JUL 17 2014

Missing paddles at St Neots event

At the recent St Neots event, Raging Dragons have lost 3 of their Merlin paddles. I know many paddlers use Merlin paddles, so if anyone has mistakenly picked up a merlin paddle thinking it was theirs only to find out it isn't, please contact news@dragonboat.org.uk and I'll pass on the details. ...Read more

JUL 03 2014

League Tables updated to include Milton Keynes results

The Premier & Standard League tables have been updated to include the Milton Keynes results. ...Read more

JUN 30 2014

League Event seeding methodology

In response to some questions received following the race program for Milton Keynes to do with how teams are seeded, the process is now explained. ...Read more

JUN 04 2014

Exeter results are published, league tables are updated

The results for the Exeter National League event have been published and are available for download. ...Read more

Premier League 2014

PositionCrewRacesPoints
1 Amathus 6 94
2 Worcester Dragons 6 90
3 Tao Dragons 6 89
4 Notts Anaconda 6 70
5 Typhoon Tigers 5 54
6 Secklow 100 5 51
7 Pershore Phoenix 5 50
8 Hurricanes 4 44
9 Kingston Royals 3 36
10 Exe-Calibre 4 34
11 Crusaders 4 32
12 Cool Runnings 3 22
       

Standard League 2014

PositionCrewRacesPoints
1 Raging Dragons 5 74
2 Thames Taniwas 4 64
3 Worcester Dragonflies 5 61
4 Powerhouse 4 58
5 Henley 4 56
6 Amathus Gold

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7 Anaconda Challengers 3 30.5
8 Cambridgeshire Royals 1 14
= Tao 2 1 14
10 ExeCalibre Blades 1 11
= Worcester Source 1 11
12 Pink Champagne 1 9
       

Ladies League 2014

PositionCrewRacesPoints
1 Worcester Ladies 1 3 45
2 Amathus Ladies  3 35
3 Raging  Ladies  3 21
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Typhoon Ladies 

3 21
5 Notts Anaconda Ladies  1 13
6 Execalibre Maidens 1 12
= Kingston Ladies 1 12
8 Pink Champagne 1 10
9 Worcester Ladies 2 1 6.6
10 Henley Ladies 1 5
= Tao Ladies 1 5
12 Secklow Ladies  1 4.4
13 Thames Ladies 1 4