BDA – National Championships

The Henley Dragons, filled with confidence from their last season’s race in which they narrowly pipped Wraysbury, the season’s winners to second place in the major 500m final, set off to the National Championships in Nottingham, for this two day event. Despite cold, rainy conditions, Henley were all set to compete ... More

The Great River Race

The Henley Dragons accepted the challenge and triumphed around the 21.6 mile Great River Race on Saturday 8th September. The race is open to all paddle/rowing craft to negotiate the 21.6miles from Millwall in east London to Ham in west London. Having overcome all logistical challenges of transporting a 42ft trailer ... More

BDA – London Event

Henley Dragons, psyched up from receiving the Premier and Youth GB Team mates back into the team, made their way to their last race of the season in London, Surrey Docks. Typhoon Dragon Boat Team were the hosts for the last race. The sun was shining and Henley equip with 20 paddlers were ready to take on the competit... More

Henley Dragons Compete for Team GB

Ten Henley Dragon paddlers were selected after onerous trials to compete for Team Great Britain in the European Championships in Brandenberg Germany from 23 to 26 August 2018.  After months of intense training sessions, and subsequent trials, five were selected to represent the under 18s, who successfully earnt ... More

BDA – Worcester Event

The Henley Dragons, still buzzing from their boat naming ceremony held at Hobbs of Henley, ventured to Worcester. The weather had taken a turn; windy and rainy conditions faced the brave Henley team.  Undeterred, Henley set up camp and focused their minds on the 200m and 1,800m pursuit races to come. In full force, ... More

BDA – Worcester Event

The Henley Dragons, still buzzing from their boat naming ceremony held at Hobbs of Henley, ventured to Worcester. The weather had taken a turn; windy and rainy conditions faced the brave Henley team.  Undeterred, Henley set up camp and focused their minds on the 200m and 1,800m pursuit races to come. In full force, ... More

Henley Dragons welcome Oxford Paddlers for Life

On Sunday March 25th, Henley Dragons welcomed Oxford Paddlers for Life to join in their training session. Anne-Marie Haigh joined Henley Dragons last year with a view to setting up a brand-new Dragon Boat club. The result is Oxford Paddlers for Life which was created to promote and support good physical and mental ... More

Henley Winter Series – Round 4

Eleven crews started the race at 45 second intervals, with Henley 9th place behind Secklow. Henley welcomed paddlers from Wraysbury and Pershore to make up a composite team for the occasion. Rafters and Royal Outrigger Men started behind Henley in their pursuit up the 7.5k course. On the downstream leg, Henley battled ... More

Henley Winter Series – Round 3

Seventeen crews started this race at 45 second intervals, with Henley in twelfth place behind Hurricanes, a Thames/Kingston composite crew and Typhoon but ahead of Wraysbury and Rafters. On the downstream leg Henley caught and passed both Typhoon and Thames before Temple Island. Serial winners Rafters, who started 90 ... More

Henley Winter Series – Round 2

Round two of the Henley Winter Series which was due to take place in mid-December had to be cancelled as heavy overnight snow made it difficult for all competitors to reach the Eyot Centre and continuing snow made it impossible to keep the landing stages safe. Heavy rain during the first week of January raised the river ... More