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2015 QDBF 10s State Titles
March 15, 2015

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2015 QDBF 20s State Titles
March 28, 2015

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AusChamps 2015
April 13, 2015

AusChamps 2015 national dragon boat titles. more details to come - save the dates.
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Introductory session

The easiest way to get involved and to see what the sport is all about is to come along to our weekly intro sessions. These sessions are designed to help you understand what we are about and see if this is the sport for you. Read more

Welcome to Brisbane River Dragons

Established in 1998 Brisbane River Dragons (BRD) is the oldest dragon boat club in Brisbane. We are a competitive yet social paddling club that train and compete throughout the year.

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Cyclonic Weather Conditions

Brisbane is currently suffering from strong winds and heavy rain falls. The result is the Brisbane river will be in flood during high tide and water levels will continue to be higher than normal with the run off from its catchment cascading into the river. This effect releases logs and debris creating submerged items which are a danger to all water craft. Your safety is paramount and training is now suspended until we are sure the river is saf... Read more

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BRD Ranked 3rd in World after Italy

Brisbane River Dragons ranked 3rd in the World for all classes - Small Boat and ranked 8th over all for all classes both Standard and Small boats at the recent 9th Club Crew World Dragon Boat Championships held in Ravenna, ITALY. This was the biggest Championship ever with 5400 participants. Well done BRD what a huge achievement. Read more

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Manly Regatta 2014

Brisbane River Dragons managed to scoop Gold in all categories in the 2000 metre races at the Manly dragon boat regatta held at Lake Kawana on 23 November. In addition to the Gold’s in the 2000 metre races BRD also won Gold in the Open 500 metre and Silver in the Women and Mixed 500 metre categories.   Extremely hot weather and a strong head wind during the day ensured tough race conditions. This was the first regatta for several of our new... Read more

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MBT off to Sarasota

BRD wishes our MBT ladies and supporters all the best on their adventure across to Sarasota to compete in the 2014 IBCPC Participatory Dragon Boat Festival.   You can check out the Festival website at http://www.sarasotabcs2014festival.org   Team Missabittatitti will travel to Sarasota joining about 3000 paddling breast cancer survivors in a grand festival from the 24th to 26th October, 2014.   You can follow their story at https://mbtatsaraso... Read more

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The inspirational story of the Pink Ladies. Made up of breast cancer survivors. Read more

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