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Who are we?

  • We are a Dragon Boat racing team based near Pershore, Worcestershire.

  • We were established in 2007.

  • Our home is at Arden Sailing Club in Defford. This is a great facility shared with Arden Sailing Club and Wittering SUP School.

  • We are a member of the British Dragon Boat Association ( BDA)

  • We have an Open Team, comprised of men and women , aged 15 years and above and a women's team, the Pershore Flyers. 

  • We have members who are social paddlers, who come along to enjoy fun, exercise and team work on this beautiful stretch of the River Avon.

  • We have paddlers who are racing members , competing in both national and international events.

  • We have members ranging from those who joined in 2023 , to those long term paddlers, including GB Team Alumni.

  • This year two of our paddlers have qualified to compete for Team GB in Thailand!

  • As well as the British National League Races, we compete overseas - this year we are heading to Barcelona. Previous tours have taken us to Venice, Ireland and Cyprus.

  • Membership fees are £15 per month, with a reduced rate for juniors.

  • We encourage members to join other opportunitoes within this inclusive sport, such  as Purple Warriors Veterans Charity, Britannia Ladies etc.

  •  We have big dreams to include a senior team, a junior team, and a Pink Pears Team. The latter being for Breast Cancer Survivors, a group currently growing.

Two great clubs based at Arden Sailing Club

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