SCOUTS - Be Prepared

Dragon Boating

The Scout must complete the following:

  1. Understand the safety rules, capsize drill and the buddy system.
  2. Know the procedures for loading, numbering off, stopping, bracing the boat, forward and backward paddling.
  3. Understand the instructions and commands as advised by The Dragon Boat Racing Association.
  4. Carry out practice training sessions for a minimum of two hours. Practise a race over a distance of at least 250 metres.
  5. Take part in competitive or timed dragon boat event over a course of at least 250 metres.