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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.

March 3, 2016

Serendipity is the word that best describes the beginnings of what is now Dragons Abreast Melbourne.  In 2001, a couple of months after starting treatment for breast cancer, I was sitting bald headed in front of the computer listening to Dr Norman Swan interview Dr Sus...

February 11, 2016

Kia Ora!!

 

Our beginnings …. In 2007 we were lucky enough to be gifted a dragon boat to enable us to start our team.  This boat was aptly named “Wahine Toa” a Maori term which translates to Warrior Women.

 

Simply the Breast team is based in Blenheim which is a small town...

February 6, 2016

In 1997, our founder began encountering members of AIAB at breast cancer conferences and was struck by their enthusiasm for an unfamiliar sport called dragon boating. Then she had the opportunity to go out in a practice boat and was convinced Toronto should have such a...

January 28, 2016

 

 

The ESCA Paddle for Cancer dragonboat festival is the annual cancer awareness raising and fundraising event organised by the English Speaking Cancer Association (ESCA) in Geneva.

 

Every year in the Geneva area alone, over 2000 people hear those terrifying words, “You...

January 17, 2016

Where it all began...

Back in the summer of 2002/2003 a team of 20 enthusiastic and committed people gathered at Frank Kitts Lagoon for the first time. Novices all but one took 20 minutes to load the old wooden dragon boat as it wobbled all over the place. Wellington...

January 8, 2016

CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’

 

“Good morning, Los Angeles! It’s 7 a.m. with sunny skies and the mercury already at 65-degrees. Another beautiful Saturday is shaping up in the Southland.” 

 

How else to begin a post about California’s first Breast Cancer Survivor dragon boat racing...

December 20, 2015

 

Team Name:   Dragons Abreast Brisbane – team nickname - Missabittatitti’

Location:  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Team Established in 2001

Current membership:  85 members from 39-85yo.

 

Over the years Dragons Abreast has grown from a fledgling club to one of a...

December 13, 2015

 

We started as a dragon boat group last November, 2014 and were accepted into the IBCPC a year ago as the first breast cancer dragon boat group in Qatar, a small country in the Gulf region. Jane and the gang in Vancouver have been very supportive. The group started las...

December 5, 2015

The Chemo Savvy Breast Cancer Dragon Boat Team started to organize in the fall of 1997 and by March of 1998, its members began a weekly workout at the Downtown YM-YWCA to prepare for Winnipeg’s dragon boat festival in August. Many of the women on the team had had littl...

November 30, 2015

 

We were founded in 2013 and started out as a breast cancer survivors group. The initial idea for forming came from the Solas Cancer Support Centre and with a lot of help and advice from Dr. Constantino Castinera, Consultant Breast Surgeon, who has his own crew ‘CRC Su...

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© Port Edgar Dragons

 

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