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The Bahamas Dragon Boat Festival 2023

Riding on the excitement and momentum of our

Inaugural Bahamas Dragon Boat Festival in August 2022,

the 2nd Annual Dragon Boat Festival will be held on the weekend of September 30 - October 1, 2023

at Goodman's Bay  Beach, Nassau, Bahamas.

Breezes Resorts and Spas Bahamas on Cable Beach, an all-inclusive resort, is a short walk on the beach to our venue, and our exclusive festival hotel:

The special rates for the 2nd Annual Bahamas Dragon Boat Festival:

Quad occupancy - $125.00 per person

Triple occupancy - $133.00 per person

Double occupancy - $145.00 per person 

Single occupancy - $238.50 per person 

Rate is all inclusive of accommodations, all meals, all drinks, hotel taxes, and hotel amenities.

For single and double occupancy, you may book online at 

Weblink: https://t.reservhotel.com/nxRESUiZg

Promotion Code: DRAGON

For triple and quad occupancy, please contact 

Avorine Downie at avorine.downie@superclubs.com or

Cassandra Moore at Sales2@breezes.com

Other options include:

Bahamar - Grand Hyatt, SLS, and Rosewood Hotel

Margaritaville Resort

Warwick Hotel 

Many Airbnb accommodations

If you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to reach out to us!

All rates are quoted in US dollars.

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Race Categories 

Breast Cancer Survivors

Under 18

Open

Under 24

Seniors

All Cancer Survivors

Youth Registration 

(All members have to between the ages of 14-17 years)

$500 per 14-person team Registration fee includes:

  • Participation in festival races

  • 1 hour practice session on Friday, Sept 29

  • Bottled water at the Festival

Open Team Registration
200m

$1200 per 14-person team Registration fee includes:

  • Participation in festival races 

  • 1 hour practice session on Friday, Sept 29

  • Bottled water at the Festival

Breast Cancer Survivors Registration

    (All members have to be Breast Cancer Survivors)

$500 per 14-person team Rgistration fee includes:

  • Participation in festival races 

  • 1 hour practice session on Friday, Sept 29

  • Bottled water at the Festival

Under 24 Registration 

(All members have to be between the ages of 14-23 years)

$1200 per 14-person team Registration fee includes:

  • Participation in festival races 

  • 1 hour practice session on Friday, Sept 29

  • Bottled water at the Festival

Seniors Team Registration

Seniors A > 40, B > 50, C > 60 yrs

$1200 per 14-person team Registration fee includes:

  • Participation in festival races 

  • 1 hour practice session on Friday, Sept 29

  • Bottled water at the Festival

All Cancer Survivors Registration

$500 per 14-person team Rgistration fee includes:

  • Participation in festival races

  • 1 hour practice session on Friday, Sept 29

  • Bottled water at the Festival

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Individual Registration

If you are an individual paddler who is interested in joining a team, please register here:

NEW!
500m OPEN TEAM REGISTRATION

Rules & Regulations

Click on the PDF for the official Race Rules

At all times, personal safety and care of equipment are of uttermost importance               
On The Water                         
1     All Racers must wear a top and a personal flotation device  (life jacket) 

2   All Racers must be swimmers 14 years and older          
3    No Alcohol is to be consumed before and during practice          
4    No loud and abusive language               
5    Care for equipment          
6    Adopt a Buddy System          
7    If boat turns over, hold onto boat until help arrives         


Out of water               
1     Boats to be launched with minimum of eight persons                    
2    Boats must be lifted using designated lifting handles                    
3    Boats must not be dropped                    
4    Boat must not be placed on any hard surface e.g. stones/rocks/coral    
5    All life jackets must be rinsed and washed after use then hang out to dry                 
6    Paddles must not be dragged on the ground or come into contact with hard           

       surfaces                    
 

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