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Little Falmouth Yacht Yard

Flushing, Falmouth

Cornwall, TR11 5TJ

Competing in the Dragon Boat Race

Falmouth Week's Dragon Boat Race

Come down and watch our team of staff and friends hoping for a win at the Dragon boat race, during this year's Falmouth Week.

When: Sunday 18th August. Racing starts at 10am.

The boat: A Dragon boat is a large canoe-like vessel. The bow and stern have been fitted with ornately carved dragon’s head and tail.

The crew: 16 people sat in pairs, 1 drummer beating time and a professional helms-person in the stern to guide the boat.

The course: Multiple timed races over distances of 250m.

Location: Best viewing location is Events Square next to the National Maritime Museum.

Pop down and cheer us on!

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