More than a thousand people attracted to Rotary Dragon Boat race in Prague.

Our club organised the first Dragon Boat Charity Challenge on the Vltava in Prague. Held on Strelecký ostrov in the centre of Prague, with Karluv most and Prague Castle as backdrops, the day was a great spectacle as well as great fun for all the participants.

Loads of great photos on our Flickr pages - see link on the left, and....


16 Sponsor organisations provided 19 teams, each of whom raced three times to find the eventual winner which was FlyING Hirsch, a team sponsored by ING Life Insurance. Two Rotary teams participated; one from RC Prague International and one from RC Stare Mesto. Other organisations taking part included Česká spořitelna, Modrá pyramida and Xerox.

More than 200,000 CZK has so far been raised in support of the nominated charites: Nadace Naše dítě, ŽIVOT90 and iCTUS, an organisation that assists rehabilitation of stroke patients.

There is no doubt that every one was very happy with the event and promised to support it with even more teams next year.