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BDA National Championships

Pink Champagne Breast Cancer Survivors Dragon Boat team travelled to Holme Pier Point in Nottingham, the National Water Sports Centre for the UK. It was the first time we had attended the British Dragonboat Association National Championships, and it was great to have...

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Fund Raising Festival September 2019

Pink Champagne Breast Cancer Survivors Dragon Boat team have just had another very successful fund raising festival. A great deal of planning and hard work by the team went into putting on the event, and it was lead brilliantly by Diana and her husband Bernard. We had...

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Weymouth

 A splendid day was had by all in Weymouth. The sun was shining and the sea was flat calm....couldn't have been better conditions. The number of teams entered was disappointing for the organisers but all in all it was a great days paddling. The racing was exciting to...

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European Club Crew Championships

In case you haven't heard a team of 12 have been in Seville for 5 days attending The EDDF European Club Championships. This is an event that you can't just enter, the British Dragon-boat Association  have to approve your interest to participate, it was a honour that...

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BDA National League – London Royal Docks

Pink Champagne travelled to London Royal Docks to compete in the BDA national league.There were 56 teams taking part. We started the day at 9am with a 1000 metre race  and what  a great race it was , Worcester overtook us just before the turn, a great  turn saw us...

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Liverpool June 2019

On 15th June the team travelled to Liverpool's dock land to take part in two days of racing. Firstly we took part in 'Pool of Life's' Dragon and Flowers festival. There were over 60 breast cancer survivor paddlers taking part in this day and Pink Champagne won the...

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Vogalonga Venice June 2019

Another amazing Pink Champagne trip to participate in the 45th Vogalonga in Venice. We had the opening ceremony on Friday, but due to a cruise ship crash and lots of legal stuff we were not allowed to enter the Grand Canal on Friday evening, we instead went up and...

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Sherborne Country Fair 2019

Pink Champagne Breast Cancer Survivors Dragon Boat Team competed at the dragon boat racing event which was part of Sherborne Country Fair. It was held on Monday 27 May 2019 and there were 24 teams competing. We were the only breast cancer survivors team there. The...

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Barcelona May 2019

Pink Champagne took a team of 10 to Barcelona in May 2019, to compete in the 2nd Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Festival. After a downpour of  rain on the Friday, the sun came out in time for a training session at the Olympic Lake. On the Saturday the team...

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Sun-Moon-Marathon Paddle 2019

On Saturday 11th May 2019, Pink Champagne Breast cancer Survivors Dragon Boat team set off along the River Stour to paddle 27 miles. The team were fund raising to help with ongoing costs of such things as boat storage and maintenance and kit. Due to tides it was...

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Worcester BDA Race

Our first BDA event of the year hosted by Worcester Dragon Boat Racing Club, an early start and a cold easterly wind blowing all day. We were honoured to be assigned a dragon boat provided by Worcester Dragons, named 'The Spirit of Helen', named after one of their...

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Five Days in Florence

July 2018 Pink Champagne BCS Dragon Boat team participated in the IBCPC Dragon Boat Festival in Florence, Italy. This is a shorter clip of some of the highlights of that event.  https://youtu.be/B9BKjR7Yhs0   A full length documentary by Peter John Cooper,  about the...

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