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What are we up to?

We meet regularly on Saturday mornings at Bridge 8 Hub and Paddle Cafe at 10:30 am.

Occasionally we have 'Dragon Days Out' to Port Edgar Marina (South Queensferry) or Lochore Meadows Country Park.

We are also planning trips to Auchinstarry Marina on the Forth and Clyde Canal and possibly to Strathclyde Country Park!

Keep an eye on our Facebook page for dates and times.

August 31, 2019

Watch this space for blogs about our activities!!

September 8, 2018

We would love you to join us for a weekend of fun on and off the water on the 22nd and 23rd September 2018!!

Try out canoeing or stand up paddle boarding or an akwakat (like a floating bicycle that you can pedal along the canal!!) or for those who prefer to stay on dry...

April 8, 2018

 An exciting new chapter begins for the Port Edgar Dragons!

We have relocated one of our boats to the Union Canal at Bridge 8 Hub!!

The canal is more sheltered and does not have the tides which prevent us from paddling at the same time every week at Port Edgar.

We are loo...

June 12, 2017

Have you experienced Oncotype DX testing?

My name is Emily Ross, and I’m a researcher at the University of Edinburgh. I am exploring people's experiences of cancer as scientific developments in cancer treatment begin to move into healthcare.

I am keen to speak with women...

May 10, 2017

We all know that it COULD happen and we had a vague sort of plan about checking for our buddies and blowing a whistle but I don’t think any of us really knew what it would feel like to capsize and how we would react and if we would know what to do!!  So on Saturday 29t...

April 16, 2017

Port Edgar Dragons held a bake sale at Sky TV in Livingston and managed to raise an amazing £520 which will be generously matched by Sky through their fund matching scheme.

It was a fantastic day and everyone was so generous in donating to our charity, we were overwhe...



The biggest challenge of dragon boating is managing synchrony. Since there is no gym exercise for building synchrony, teams that spend more time practicing on water tend to have an advantage.

Paddling

Some teams that emphasize stroke rate might put their strongest memb...

March 11, 2017

The flower ceremony has become an important tradition in breast cancer survivor Dragon Boating. On our first paddle of the season, we come together to remember the Dragons who we have lost but whose spirit lives on in each of us.

Sally, our helm, took the opportunity...

December 4, 2016

Our intrepid Dragons, Sally, Melanie, Catherine, Claire and Helen, are taking part in the 2017 New Year's Day Loony Dook and plunging themselves into the freezing Firth of Forth at South Queensferry to raise funds to send some of our members to the International Regatt...

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