Now in its sixth year, the Devon Air Ambulance Dragon Boat Festival is roaring its way back to the quay for another day of super-splashing competition between local business, clubs and teams of individuals.

In 2018, 16 incredible teams fought the elements to battle for a place on the winners' podium, raising thousands of pounds to support our helicopters. 

We can't wait for the 2019 race, so paddle up and stick your oar in! Contact Tracy on 01392 46666 to register your interest now.

How to fund your boat

There are two ways to fund your Dragon boat:


Your business or club pays £360 for the cost of the boat hire, this will reserve your boat and is non-refundable. Each member of the team, including the drummer, then raises a minimum of £45 sponsorship. Set up your fundraising page now.

Race for free

Devon Air Ambulance will cover the cost of the boat hire in return for each member of the team, including the drummer, if you raise a minimum of £70 sponsorship per person of which £30 must be received by the charity no later than 2 months prior to the event. Set up your fundraising page now.

Good for business

Our Dragon Boat Festival is one for the corporate calendar as it’s an excellent team-building event – something that your team will want to get on board with. Each team consists of 16 rowers and 1 drummer. To find out more or book your boat please contact us.

Sponsor our Dragon Boat Festival

Sponsorship is of mutual benefit to both businesses and Devon Air Ambulance. Corporate sponsorship keeps our costs down and enables us to raise further funds whilst being a positive and high visibility platform for promoting your business or brand. With your support we can continue to develop and provide our services for the future.

Read more about sponsorship opportunities

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