A dragon boat is a very long and narrow human powered boat used in the team paddling sport of dragon boat racing which originated in China. It may also be known as Dragon boating. While competition has taken place annually for more than 20 centuries as part of folk ritual, it emerged in modern times as an international "sport" in Hong Kong in 1976. Like running, horse racing and marksmanship, the racing of dragon boats is among mankind's oldest organized competitions.
For more information on local clubs contact:
Arizona Dragon Boat Association www.azdba.com