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BRD is back on the water offering both dragon boat and outrigger canoe training.
New and experienced paddlers are welcome at BRD.
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Brisbane River Dragons Dragon Boat and Outrigger Canoe Club (BRD) held its annual Awards night at Colmslie Reserve the home of BRD and the Queensland Hockey Association. This event recognises the efforts of all BRD members who together helped contribute to making BRD so successful for 2012. Congratulations to all those who received Awards.  The complete list is as follows.

BRD END OF SEASON AWARDS

 Recipient 2012

Volunteer of the Year

Norbert Gaulton

Outrigger Coach Award

Bryon Gilbert

Dragon Boat Coach Award

Dan Campbell

Perpetual Coaches Award

Steve Lincez

President Special Award in Recognition of establishing Maroochy Sea Serpents

Angela Brown

President Special Achievement Award

Rowena Coghill

DRAGON BOAT AWARDS

Most Improved Male Sweep of the Year

Richard Lim

Most Improved Female Sweep of the Year

Denyse Corner

Dragon Boat Drummer of the Year

Ryoko Rowswell

Dragon Boat Premier Women Paddler of the Year

Stefanie Betteridge

Dragon Boat Premier Men Paddler of the Year

Vinh  Nguyen

Dragon Boat Masters Women paddler of the Year

Erica Hamp

Dragon Boat Masters Men Paddler of the Year

Warren Parrish

Dragon Boat Grand Masters Women Paddler of the Year

Denyse Corner

Dragon Boat Grand Masters Men Paddler of the Year

Kira Dinsdale

Dragon Boat Women Most Improved Paddler of the Year

June Pham

Dragon Boat Men Most Improved Paddler of the Year

Mark Slater

Dragon Boat Women Rookie Paddler of the Year

Mandi  Cook

Dragon Boat Men Rookie Paddler of the Year

Steve Thiry

MBT Spirit of the Dragon Award

Janelle Pritchard

Dragon Boat MBT Coaches Award

Diane Clohessy

OUTRIGGER CANOE AWARDS

Outrigger Open Men Paddler of the Year

Adam Rarity

Outrigger Open Women Paddler of the Year

Rowena Coghill

Outrigger Master Men Paddler of the Year

Rod Cooper

Outrigger Master Women Paddler of the Year

Monique Barker

Outrigger Senior Master Men Paddler of the Year

Mark Kilroy

Outrigger Senior Master Women Paddler of the Year

Brenda Lincez

Outrigger Men Most Improved Paddler of the Year

Kira Dinsdale

Outrigger Women Most Improved Paddler of the Year

Catherine Gardiner

Latest news and information

Training is back on - Introductory paddlers welcome!

BRD is happy to announce that the full dragon boat and outrigger canoe programs are up and running. Our coaching and management teams have worked hard to get us back on the water while ensuring that we have a safe environment that is fully compliant with all government regulations. We are also now able to welcome visitors back to BRD and introductory paddlers are welcome. Bookings are essential. Click here for further information and to book.  ... Read more

TRY OUTRIGGER CANOE PADDLING

On Saturday 23 November 2019 Brisbane River Dragons is hosting an Introduction to paddling session as part of the Ready, set, paddle initiative of AOCRA SQZone. The session is FREE and is open to men and women of all ages. Outrigger canoe paddling is a popular activity that provides fun and fitness as well as competition opportunities. Each boat takes six people including a steerer who sits in seat six and controls the boat. Outriggers train ... Read more

AusChamps 2019

AusChamps 2019 was another successful championship for BRD dragon boat racing achieving huge results at the Canberra regatta. Well done to the coaching team and competitors, you’ve done your club proud!   Results for 2019 are: Masters Racing Senior B Mixed Small Boat 2019  Silver 500m Bronze 200   Senior B Women Small Boat Gold 200m Gold 500m small   Senior B Women Standard Boat Gold 2k Senior B women qualified ... Read more

Pan Pacs 2018 - Dragon Boat

Pan Pacs … What an amazing experience BRD! A great event with success on the water and a load of comradery and memories made on the beach. The Snr A ladies so gritty, sneaking into every repercharge, semi and grand final showing continuous improvement every race. The Open B men winning 500m Grand Final in the fastest time of the day in 2.05.91 .The Snr B ladies just missing 2 golds by millimetres. Snr B Mixed finishing 4th by 10ths of seconds... Read more

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Upcoming events

Try Dragon Boating - DB Introductory Series
October 03, 2020 07:15

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BRD Regatta
January 17, 2021

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Introductory session

The easiest way to get involved and to see what the sport is all about is to come along to our weekly intro sessions. These sessions are designed to help you understand what we are about and see if this is the sport for you. Read more

Corporate Events

Looking for a unique team building activity? BRD's experienced coaches and sweeps will have you paddling like experts in no time. Events can be tailored to suit your individual needs. Plan your next corporate event with BRD. Read more

Training Times

DRAGON BOAT TRAINING
All BRD Paddlers
Saturday 7:30am arrival for 8:00am or 8:30am for 9:00am start or as advertised on TeamReach
Wednesday night training resumes 5 August 2020: 5:30 for 6pm
Paddlers must register to attend via TeamReach

MBT
Saturday MBT 7.30am arrival for 8:00am start or as advertised on TeamReach
Paddlers must register to attend via TeamReach

This information is current as at July 2020

OUTRIGGER CANOE TRAINING
Monday, Wednesday and Friday OC6  4:30am for 5am on water (approx 1 hour) 
Saturday OC6 6am for 6:30 on water (approx 2 hours)
Sunday - activities as arranged by OC Coaches

TEAMER registration required for boat planning
Contact Norbert if you need to be added to TEAMER

This information is current as at July 2020

 

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