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Dragon Boat Racing

An ancient Chinese tradition with over 2000 years of history, Dragon boat racing gives a real and lasting sense of individual achievement and team spirit!
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Dragon Boat Racing Team Building Event

An exciting and exhilarating way of motivating and integrating staff from all areas of the company. The sport’s amazing appeal is its ability to get everyone working together in a short space of time!

Duration: 60 – 180 minutes

Requirements: Dependent on location

Group Size: 10 - 200


Exciting, adrenaline pumping, and beware – highly addictive!

After a short welcome to the wonderful world of chocolate, your teams are challenged with designing and making a mouthwatering box of unique chocolates! We supply the expertise, ingredients, microwaves, utensils, and aprons…all you need is your imagination!

Teams can melt, mix, crumble and chop a delicious array of ingredients to create their sugary treats….so no two boxes of chocolates will be the same. 

Finishing touches and branding all form part of the test, so your teams will need to become streamlined efficient chocolate factories to succeed in this challenge!


How It Works…

The event starts with a brief introduction to how the racing works and what to expect. We will then organise the teams, get them kitted out and cover the following safety points:

  1. How to correctly hold the paddle
  2. How to start the boat (and basic training on best paddle technique)
  3. How to stop the boat
  4. How to stop the boat capsizing …
  5. The ‘buddy buddy’ system and what to do in the eventof a capsize.
  6. Identifying weak swimmers? Non swimmers? Any medical conditions?

Each team will have a minimum of three timed races to see who qualifies for the final challenge! We will take each team’s best time only and sort them into fastest time order. The top teams will then race once more in a Grand Final to see who will be crowned Dragon Boat Champions!

  • No previous experience required!
  • Background music, running commentary and Chinese boat flags included to create a festival atmosphere!
  • Optional extras available including boat and event branding.

Photos taken at the event

Please see the following selection of images taken at a recent Dragon Boat Racing team building event – remember, you are only as good as your last race!

Alphasights , [5] star rating

“Absolutely brilliant weekend and everyone still exhausted. Would just like to say how fantastic the events across both days were, both in terms of content and the way it was set up. The staff were well organised and professional yet ensured we had a load of fun. All participants had great fun and exceeded expectations in most peoples eyes (usually they think a load of active stuff will be forced but everyone absolutely threw themselves into it!). Please pass on to both sets of staff how happy we were as an organising group as they took all the pressure off and allowed us to have a great time. ”

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