Event Information

Dragon Bay is limited to only 18 teams so make sure the date is in your diary. To avoid disappointment, register your interest now.

Agenda for Dragon Bay 2019

Sunday 7 July

08:30 Car park and registration open

09:30 Team manager briefing

09:40 All participant briefing on race safety and rescue procedures

09:50 Dry land pre-race warm-up

10:00 Races and land-based entertainment begin

The format of the rest of the day will depend on the number of teams entered and weather conditions, however we aim for the awards ceremony to be commencing at 15:30.

How to Get to the Dragon Bay Event

By Public Transport

The 555 bus runs past the Low Wood Watersports Centre with a bus stop right outside the Low Wood Bay hotel. Use Traveline and the Stagecoach Journey Planner to find a bus route and timetables.

By train, Windermere is the nearest rail station. Windermere bus station is located outside Windermere rail station, next to Booths.

By Car

By sat nav, use the postcode LA23 1LP. The watersports centre is located between Windermere and Ambleside on the A591.

We recommend using AA Route Planner or Google Directions to help you plan your journey to the Dragon Bay event.

There is limited on-site free car parking available for Dragon Bay event participants. Each team will receive 5 free car parking passes.  Any additional cars wanting to park on site will need to pay and display their parking ticket.

What’s included

This year, 100% of each boat’s required entry of £800.00 and anything else you raise on top of that will be going to a charity of your choice. However, once entered you will recieve the following, provided by the folks at CBA Events:

  • A dragon boat for up to16 x paddlers, 2 x reserves & 1 x drummer
  • 5 x free car parking passes on-site
  • One free evening’s training pre-event day
  • All required safety equipment
  • All dragon boat equipment
  • Social media coverage
  • Photographs made available post event
  • An area on the event field to position your team gazebo / base
  • Entertainment throughout the event day
  • A Dragon Bay medal for all participants
  • Trophies for the winning teams
  • Toilet facilities

Photo by Simon Hughes Photography