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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.

April 14, 2014

We have a new 10 seater boat!  Our first paddle was part of the John Muir Festival at Dunbar Harbour .  Windy conditions and the sea behaving” like the water in a washing machine in the harbour”!   Our helm gave us confidence to Dot the Eyes of our new wee boat and rem...

April 1, 2013

Every dragon boat festival in the world honours its roots – especially through one crucial ceremony that must take place before the first boat’s paddles slip into the water. It is the “awakening of the dragon” ceremony.


It’s an ancient rite that is part of every dragon...

January 1, 2013




The breast cancer flower ceremony is a tradition that has become a major part of dragon boat festivals. In 1997, a breast cancer survivor team in Vancouver carried pink carnations with them as a sign of hope for a fellow teammate who had recurrence of the disease....

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Port Edgar Dragons is a Scottish charity for cancer survivors, particularly breast cancer, and their supporters. The physical activity and team support foster the wellbeing of those with experience of cancer.


We are registered with the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator. Scottish Charity Reg No is SC041803.  


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Welcome to the Port Edgar Dragons