Streaky Bay

Training

Meet at the Dragon Boat club, on the foreshore near the police station.

  • Monday & Wednesday evenings at 5.30pm.
  • Saturday mornings on the water by 8.30am. 

Every second week we paddle with the Ceduna group, alternating between Streaky Bay and Ceduna.  You can come once a week, every training time, or just when you can, there’s no compulsion to be at every training, it’s whatever suits you.

 

General Information

ASD Streaky BayDragon boat paddling started in Streaky Bay in 2007 with a Come and Try on the foreshore.  We started with 2x 10’s boats, moved on to a 20’s boat on loan from DBSA and now have our own Champion 20 seater.  Weather permitting we will go out with as few as 4 paddlers and a sweep. 

Our members have competed at regattas in Adelaide, at master’s games, at state & national competition, with one competing at international competition, as members of Adelaide Sea Dragons and on occasion as part of a combined west coast team (Ceduna, Streaky & Port Lincoln).  Our members have competed as part of the Regional State team.  We’ve supported the Port Lincoln dragon boat clubs with their corporate challenge, and we’ve participated in a joint club social paddling weekend, with Ceduna and Port Lincoln, at Venus Bay.  We do Come & Try’s with students from the local schools.

Dragon Boating is not all about competing; while some members are competitive and do travel to competitions, other members choose not to compete at all, as is their right.  We all paddle for fitness, fun and friendship, and because we are part of a bigger club, those who want to compete can do so, and those who don’t want to don’t need to feel that they should. 

Dragon boating is open to all age groups from 12 upwards, any gender, any fitness level.  We welcome any new prospective paddlers to come along and give it a go.

 

Shark Safety Tips

Despite the odds being low that you will encounter a shark while surfing, diving or swimming, any marine recreation activity along our coastline carries the risk of an unplanned encounter with Carcharadon carcharias, the Great White Shark. A list of basic principles has been provided that, if followed, will not only decrease your chances of encountering a great white shark, but increase the odds of a safe ending for both the shark and humans, should you ever meet the world’s largest predatory fish.

Please review our guide provided: DOWNLOAD SHARK SAFETY GUIDELINES

 

Contact Information

Yvonne Watkinson: 0428 266 968

Jane Carey: 0455 065 562