Questions & Answers


1. What is Dragon Boating?

Dragon boat racing started in China some 2,000 years ago and is now enjoying widespread popularity throughout the world. Teams ...
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2. How Much Paddling Experience Do I Need?

None! Many of our team members hadn't had any previous boating experience before they joined. The basic basic paddling stroke ...
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3. What Equipment Do I Need to Get Started?

For that first practice, you'll want:
  • Quick-dry clothing appropriate to the weather. (No jeans or sweats.)
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • ...
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4. How Do I Sign Up for My First Practice?

We do need to know that you are planning to come to your first practice. The way to do that ...
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6. How Much Will Dragon Boating Cost Me?

With Alameda Dragon Flyers, the first three outings are free. After that, you'll be asked to join the team at ...
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8. What If It Rains on a Practice Day?

Call our Weather Phone at (510) 437-0782 for last-minute announcements about cancellations or delays due to weather conditions ...
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9. Do the Dragon Flyers Participate in Races & Regattas?

Yes we do! We have a full schedule from early spring each year until the annual Treasure Island event in ...
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