Fifty-eight dragon boat teams, in men's,
women's, mixed and new this year an 'Over 40s' division, have
entered the popular Laracy & Co Lamma International Dragon Boat
Festival 2012 being held on 6 May 2012 on Lamma Island, Hong Kong.
Staged on Lamma Island’s Tai Wan To Beach near Yung Shue Wan,
also known as Power Station Beach, the race is best-known by its
short handle, ‘The Lamma 500’ for its International race standard
500-metre course length, and is a celebration of Hong Kong’s
Dragon Boat history.
Staffed and supported by the
Lamma Island Fishermen’s Recreation and Sports Association, The
Laracy & Co Lamma International Dragon Boat Festival blends the
history of Lamma’s sea-faring community with the present-day
competition of local Hong Kong teams and international guest
Among the 58 teams will be Team DNA (Dragons
of North America) who are flying in from North America.
for 2012 is an "Over 40's" Mixed race which has proved popular
with 7 teams entered.
The Lamma 500 offers food and
refreshment stands, showers and changing facilities for
competitors, and plentiful clean, dry toilet facilities from Toi
Toi for competitors and spectators.
Entry for spectators
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