DBS Marina Regatta Race Registration, DIVA’s, Chippy and Beer Night, Movie Night (and no training this weekend!)
TRAINING DATES | DBS MARINA REGATTA AND DIVA’S RACE REGISTRATION | CHIPPY AND BEER NIGHT | MOVIE NIGHT | SAVA MR500 RACE REPORT | GET KIT FOR 2012
We’re entering action-packed times for the team! Please respond to the race registration immediately please (whether “Yes” or “No”).
1) TRAINING DATES
Due to the MR500 Race we will take a BREAK FROM TRAINING on the following dates:
Wednesday 28th March 2012
Saturday 31st March 2012
Sunday 1st April 2012
Regular training will resume at 7.00pm at Farrer Park Pool on Wednesday 4th April 2012
2) DBS MARINA REGATTA AND DIVA’S RACE REGISTRATION
Race registration is now open for two very important races:
What:….. DBS Marina Regatta
Where:….. Promontory at Marina Bay
When:….. Weekend of 5th and 6th May 2012
This is a major new international competition and is set to be one of the highlight fixtures of 2012. It will be the first race ever to be held in front of Marina Bay Sands and will take place over 200m and 500m.
There will be a 22 crew Singapore International Community Mixed race with a prize for the champions of $20,000 !!! And of course medals too…
It seems that teams from Cambodia, Brunei, Malaysia and Australia are already expected to compete.
You can see the course layout here: DBS Marina Regatta 2012
And see more information and the promotional video at: www.dbsmarinaregatta.com/
Another annual race is also now open for registrations:
When:….. Saturday 12th May 2012 at 12.00 noon – 11.00pm
The DIVA’s is a fabulous blend of racing, fun, frolics (and of course medals!) followed by a Beach BBQ with food by the Mexican Taco bar and beer by Paulaner Brauhaus. Don’t miss it!
Registration for the DBS River Regatta closes at midnight on Thursday 5th April 2012. Please register “Yes” or “No” for both races now at:
3) CHIPPY AND BEER NIGHT
Our inaugural “Last Friday of the Month” social event:
Where:….. Supper at Smiths Fish and Chips at Boat Quay followed by beers at the nearby RedDot Brewhouse
When:….. Friday 30th March 2012 at 7.00pm (Join along when you can)
Open to all paddlers, stragglers, friends and family of the team plus supporters and members of other teams. Very informal – just turn up and buy whatever you want. Everyone welcome!
Team members should
wear their drinking shirt. Bring along your British Dragons team membership card to receive your free mushy peas (or gravy) at Smiths and your team discount at RedDot.
We’ll be holding these social nights every last Friday in the month from now on so please mark the dates on your calendar so that you won’t miss any chances to unwind with team mates whilst supporting our terrific sponsors.
4) MOVIE NIGHT
Another team movie night folks. This time to see the premiere of “STREETDANCE 2” (It’s a BBC co-production!)
Where:….. GV Cinema VivoCity (Harbourfront MRT)
When:….. Thursday 5th April 2012 at 7.00pm
Price:….. Free (with ticket)
Catch the trailer: STREETDANCE 2
Tickets are limited so please register immediately at: www.britishdragonboat.com/movies/
Registration closes on Tuesday 3rd April 2012. Thanks to our friends at MVP Entertainment for hosting us.
The following day is a Public Holiday so after the credits roll paddlers can head for supper followed by clubbing at Movida at St James PowerStation.
You can view your choice of racing shirts, drinking shirts, bandanas (with the special tie-once-and-forget feature) and caps at very keen prices at:
To place an order just speak to Gill at training or email your requirements directly to her at: firstname.lastname@example.org
See you all at the Chippy and Beer Night on Friday 30th March and at Pool Training the following Wednesday.
All the best,
Philip N. Morgan – Team Secretary
British Dragons – Singapore