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Enjoy Dragon Boat Races at The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah this Chinese New Year

Fri Feb 01, 2019

Share the spirit of the Chinese New Year with a thrilling Dragon Boat competition that takes place on the shimmering turquoise blue waters of The Pointe. Organised by UAE Dragon Boat, Siren Events and the UAE Sailing & Rowing Federation, the event will see 50 rowing teams participate in a display of teamwork and endurance.

The Dragon Boat race will feature two competitive formats - a 500m challenge for professional rowing teams and a 200m competition for amateurs. Six teams will compete in a one-minute race that will be held every 20 minutes.

The Pointe Dragon Race sets the stage for a thrilling spectacle on Palm Jumeirah, reminiscent of traditional celebrations in China.

Timings are from 6am to 6pm every day from 1 to 2 February.