Dragon boaters compete at Sproat Lake

Close to 400 women participated in the West Coast Dragon Boat Society’s ladies regatta on Sproat Lake on Sunday, June 11.

18 teams came from around the island to compete in the races.

This is the fourteenth year that the regatta has been held, according to Gail Horvath, president of the West Coast Dragon Boat Society.

Results

Platinum Division:

1. Stroke of Luck (4:33.88)

2. River Spirit (4:34.64)

3. Let Her Run (4:41.85)

Jade Division:

1. Hope Afloat (4:42.65)

2. Sproat Ness Dragons (4:42.68)

3. Warriors (4:45.92)

Diamond Division

1. Nusa’lon Dragons (4:45.98)

2. Die Hard Dragons (4:49.88)

3. Flying Dragons (4:50.13)

Gold Division

1. FGPC Momentum (4:51.11)

2. CV Dragonflies (4:53.32)

3. Wally Waveriders (4:54.77)

Silver Division

1. Poetry in Motion (4:55.51)

2. Nautigals (4:58.65)

3. Angels Abreast (5:01.77)

Bronze Division

1. Bravehearts (5:02.85)

2. Abreast of Life (5:10.86)

3. Paddling for Life (5:14.55)

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Port Alberni’s Die Hard Dragons pull through with a first place finish during the 12th heat of the Dragon Boat Regatta at Sproat Lake on Sunday, June 11. ELENA RARDON PHOTO.

Port Alberni’s Die Hard Dragons celebrate their first place win during the 12th heat of the Dragon Boat Regatta at Sproat Lake on Sunday, June 11. ELENA RARDON PHOTO.

Sara Beslic and Eva Plummer-Beslic cheer on the Sproat Ness Dragons during the Dragon Boat Regatta at Sproat Lake on Sunday, June 11. ELENA RARDON PHOTO.

The Sproat Ness Dragons come in a close second place during the 15th heat of the Dragon Boat Regatta at Sproat Lake on Sunday, June 11. ELENA RARDON PHOTO.

The Sproat Ness Dragons celebrate receiving second place in the Jade Division at the end of the Dragon Boat Regatta at Sproat Lake on Sunday, June 11. ELENA RARDON PHOTO.

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