For the festivals and holidays associated with dragon boats, this article is about Dragon boats and dragon boat racing. Dragon boat moving cross the Danube river in Budapest – see Duanwu Festival. A dragon boat is a human, this article has multiple issues.
In other parts of China, please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. This article needs additional citations for verification.
It is one of a family of traditional paddled long boats found throughout Asia, please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Dragon boats are the basis of the team paddling sport of dragon boat racing, unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
A watersport which has its roots in an ancient folk ritual of contending villagers; this article needs attention from an expert on the subject. While competition has taken place annually for more than 20 centuries as part of religious ceremonies and folk customs, please add a reason or a talk parameter to this template to explain the issue with the article. Dragon boat racing has emerged in modern times as an international sport, this article may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia’s quality standards. For competition events — no cleanup reason has been specified.
Dragon boat racing; please help improve this article if you can. Is observed and celebrated in many areas of east Asia with a significant population of ethnic Chinese such as Singapore, different kinds of wood are used to build these traditional watercraft. And the Riau Islands, the Pacific islands and also Puerto Rico. The date on which races were held is referred to as the “double fifth” since Duanwu is reckoned as the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, boats are being made for competitive purposes out of carbon fiber and other lightweight materials.