Joining FYP-DC Dragon Boat Teams


To join, please fill out, sign, and send the Dragon Boat Waiver Form to Vic Ecarma.

Please read the following if you are interested in joining the FYP-DC Dragon Boat Teams.


Practice Information

Upcoming practices will be provided to all the Dragon Boat members by the FYP-DC Dragon Boat Leadership. Make sure to check emails for further information and instructions.

Practices are held at the DC Dragon Boat Club, Gangplank Marina, located in 600 Water Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024.

Trainings for the Washington DC Dragon Boat Festival will take place in two locations. Teams will be contacted to sign up for practices once the organizing committee has received the registration payment from the teams. Each team may sign up for two practices. There is no restriction on dates/times that a team can sign-up for. Teams may sign up for practices at either training location or a combination of each. The training received will be consistent across all locations.

Please note, while time slots are 90 minutes, this includes 30 minutes for warm-up and on land organization. Teams will spend approximately one hour on water each session.


Jersey Orders and Payments

Dragon Boat Team jersey order information will be provided after sign-up and payments are completed. Typical cost of the jerseys are between $70 to $85.

These are form fitting performance jerseys. They are tight! Women jerseys are the race T backs and are women-cut. You may add an additional jersey for a friend or family member for $20.


Watch this video for Dragon Boat Techniques