Topic: Dragon Boating

Back-to-back win for Navy Dragons

Published on by CPL Bill Solomou (author), Unknown (photographer)

The Navy Dragons paddled their way to back-to-back championships at this year’s Dragons Abreast Dragon Boat Festival held on Sydney Harbour. (photo: Unknown)

The Navy Dragons paddled their way to back-to-back championships at this year’s Dragons Abreast Dragon Boat Festival held on Sydney Harbour.

The Navy Dragons paddled their way to back-to-back championships at this year’s Dragons Abreast Dragon Boat Festival held on Sydney Harbour.

Canberra paddlers race for resilience

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

Defence personnel from the Canberra region spend time dragon boating on Lake Burley Griffin to help build resilience through exercise. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Defence personnel from the Canberra region spend time dragon boating on Lake Burley Griffin to help build resilience through exercise.

Sailors and officers in Canberra have put Navy’s Resilience Plan into practice, by teaming up for dragon boat racing on Lake Burley Griffin. 

Navy dragon boat crew just oar-some

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), Fleet Command Warrant Officer Stephen Downey (photographer)

The Sydney Navy Dragons, with Head Coach Able Seaman Musician Ellen Zyla (front centre), at the Sydney Chinese New Year Festival held in Darling Harbour. (photo: Fleet Command Warrant Officer Stephen Downey)

The Sydney Navy Dragons, with Head Coach Able Seaman Musician Ellen Zyla (front centre), at the Sydney Chinese New Year Festival held in Darling Harbour.

Sydney Navy Dragons have re-established themselves as a force to be reckoned with on the local dragon boating scene, winning several high-profile events recently.

Albatross dragon-boaters in close finish

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), Unknown (photographer)

The annual event provides the opportunity for community based teams and competing sports teams to race in 200m races and clubs come from Sydney and Canberra to race against local clubs while showcasing  the sport of dragon boating on the spectacular Shoalhaven River. (photo: Unknown)

The annual event provides the opportunity for community based teams and competing sports teams to race in 200m races and clubs come from Sydney and Canberra to race against local clubs while showcasing the sport of dragon boating on the spectacular Shoalhaven River.

'A dragon’s whisker' is the measurement used by Chief Petty Officer Linda Eddington to describe the narrow margin between the HMAS Albatross team and the winners of the 2015 Nowra Dragon Boat Regatta.