Teams for Dragon Boat race sought

Teams for Dragon Boat race sought

Teams for Dragon Boat race sought

First published in News St Albans & Harpenden Review: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

Teams are being sought for a Dragon Boat race in aid of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution between the Mayoralty of St Albans and Stevenage, which takes place this Saturday.

The event will be held at Fairlands Valley Park Lake in Stevenage with the first race commencing at 10.45am.

Boats will be made up of teams of ten plus a drummer (3 men, 3 women, 3 under 16s plus one of your choice). 

The entry fee is £10 per individual or £100 per boat.  The final race of the day will be one between the Mayors, with two ‘dream teams’ selected by Annie Brewster and Sherma Batson with the assistance of Olympic rower, Ian Lawson, who will present the medals and trophies. 


The Mayor of St Albans, Annie Brewster said: “The warm up event we had last year was tremendous fun.  No previous experience is required, all abilities are welcome.’

To enter a complete boat or join one of the St Albans crews please contact the Deputy Mayor, Brian Gibbard on Cllr.B.Gibbard@stalbans.gov.uk or the Mayoralty on 01727 819544.

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