Dragon boat race added to Water Festival

info@islandpacket.comFebruary 6, 2013 

In this file photo, the Dragonboat Beaufort team rows toward the dock at Port Royal Landing Marina.

DELAYNA EARLEY THE BEAUFORT GAZE — Staff photo

Dragon boat teams will take to the water at this year's Beaufort Water Festival.

Organizers of the festival and DragonBoat Beaufort announced Wednesday that a dragon-boat race is planned for July 20. The event will feature several dozen, 20-plus member teams.

Proceeds from the race will benefit the festival and DragonBoat Beaufort's cancer-survivor missions.

Details: John Dickerson at 843-575-5542 or www.dragonboatbeaufort.org

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