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Dragon boat racing returns to Preston Docks this weekend

Posted on - 11th May, 2018 - 9:19am | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston News, Riversway, UCLan, What's On in Preston
Dragon boat racing in Preston Marina Pic: Tony Worrall
Dragon boat racing in Preston Marina Pic: Tony Worrall

Dragon boats will be out on Preston Marina during Saturday.

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.

The event is on from 10.30am on Saturday (12 May) and is free to watch.

Read more: Comic books exhibition coming to Preston city centre

Weather conditions for the day look good with sunny intervals and breezy conditions, highs of 15 degrees by lunchtime.

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