Dragon Boat Racing at Derwent Reservoir, near Newcastle

Dragon Boat Racing at Derwent Reservoir, near Newcastle

If you’re searching for thrilling dragon boat racing near Newcastle, Derwent Water Sailing Club is your top choice for team building. The sport’s popularity has grown across the North East, thanks to Derwent Water’s beauty and accessibility.

Demand has surged due to the stunning natural surroundings of Derwent Water, ideal for team building and fostering camaraderie through its physically demanding nature. The competitive nature of dragon boat racing promotes unity, crucial for effective team building. Derwent Water’s serene waters and lush surroundings provide an enchanting backdrop.

Conveniently located near Newcastle, Derwent Water Sailing Club offers easy access in the North East. Explore how your team can benefit from this unique experience. Join us for an extraordinary dragon boat racing event near Newcastle in the heart of the North East!

How does the dragon boat racing work?

Now that you’ve decided on a dragon boat racing event in the North East, NewWave Events can help you to organise the perfect day! Firstly, let us know an approximate number of participants and we will be able to provide you with an accurate dragon boat racing proposal for your group. The event usually runs with 3 rounds of heats, semi finals and a grand final and depending on your numbers, we will suggest the best racing format for your team. Our events are suitable for small groups of 22 + as well as 500 or more! 

Never seen dragon boats in action? Take a look at the video from one of our large charity dragon boat events.

About Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club

Nestled alongside the serene waters of Derwent Reservoir, in the heart of the North East and conveniently accessible from Newcastle and the surrounding areas, Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club is your premier destination for all things dragon boat racing. 

With a focus on thrilling dragon boat racing experiences, our events cater to newcomers seeking an adrenaline-pumping team building adventure on the water. The picturesque location on the shores of Derwent Reservoir not only offers stunning views but also creates a tranquil ambiance, setting the perfect stage for your dragon boat racing event.

What sets Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club apart is its strategic positioning in the North East, making it easily accessible from Newcastle and the wider region. Whether you’re a local business or a group from farther afield, the location ensures that you can partake in the thrill of dragon boat racing with ease.

Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club offers a complete experience with excellent clubhouse facilities. A fully stocked bar serves delightful food and beverages, providing a perfect post-race retreat. Convenient changing rooms and clean restrooms ensure your comfort, and ample parking makes your visit hassle-free. They’ve got all the amenities you need to complement your dragon boat racing adventure at Derwent Reservoir.

Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club

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Why NewWave Events?

NewWave Events provides excellent communication before, during and after your dragon boat racing event. We will take care of the organisation of the event on the day so you don’t have to worry about a single thing – you can join in on the races! We are not only a dragon boat racing supplier but also a professional events company which means we will take care of venue arrangements and the schedule of the day, so everyone is in the right place at the right time! It’s a pleasure for us and a weight off your shoulders!

Let us help you organise the best dragon boat racing event in the North East!

What’s provided on the day

  • The services of one of our experienced event managers prior to and during your event
  • Liaison with the venue to ensure the necessary infrastructure is in place
  • Fully equipped 30’ (up to 11 person) dragon boats
  • Trained staff (registered with Sport Governing Body)
  • Event control gazebo
  • Buoyancy aids & paddles
  • Professional emergency medical technician with response kit
  • Race equipment & radios
  • PA system and MC with race commentary
  • Venue decoration – authentic Chinese dragon flags on bamboo poles
  • Race schedule and computerized results service
  • £10m Public and equipment liability insurance
  • And much more… enquire today for a full breakdown!

We will ensure that the event runs smoothly and safely, and can provide additional services such as catering and entertainment to enhance the experience for your participants and spectators. NewWave Events will help to make your event a success and provide a positive and memorable experience for all involved!