Dragon boats will be out on Preston Marina during Saturday.Advertisement
The annual inter-universities competition sees the University of Central Lancashire host Lancaster, Edge Hill, Wigan&Leigh, Manchester and Liverpool.
Six teams will compete across the Marina with 16 people in each boat.
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service say their Penwortham boat crews will be on hand throughout the event.
Saturday 12th May from 10.30am Lancs firefighters with the skills and equipment to rescue people in difficulty in water will be on hand to advise visitors to Preston Marina on water safety https://t.co/nboz8qFRlZ While there, watch the inter-universities’ Dragon Boat Races!
— Lancashire Fire (@LancashireFRS) May 10, 2018
The event is on from 10.30am on Saturday (12 May) and is free to watch.
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Weather conditions for the day look good with sunny intervals and breezy conditions, highs of 15 degrees by lunchtime.