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The 2014 DragonBoat Race is Saturday, August 26, and is once again part of the week-long Beaufort Water Festival. Local cancer survivors, and water sport enthusiasts who wish to support them, have formed a Beaufort County mixed recreational and racing DragonBoat team. Twenty paddlers sitting side-by-side in a dragon-headed 42 foot-long vessel, paddling furiously to the beat of an insistent drummer. The goal: physical wellness and psychological well-being through this thrilling, team-oriented support program that even offers opportunities to travel to competitions worldwide.
Produced and Directed by Liz Oakley. Director of Photography Ed Bates. Original Music by Miriam Cutler. Sound Engineering and Design by Joe Milner.