Chinese Dragon Boat Races: A Short History

Chinese Dragon Boat Races: A Short History Dragon boat races though now worldwide and are of Chinese origin. An ancient Chinese legend tells that dragon boat races took place from the 3rd century BC with the aim of honoring a famous poet, diplomat and patriot, from what is now Guangdong Province in southern China, called […]

Intro – What is a Dragon Boat?

What is a Dragon Boat? A dragon boat is a man or women powered watercraft that originates from southern China and was historically made from Teak wood. These boats were, and still are used in racing events that have been held for over 2,000 years. The more modern dragon boats have left their wooden composition behind […]