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2024 Carolina Beach Dragon Boat Regatta

September 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Island Men host the 11th annual Carolina Beach Dragon Boat Regatta.

Come join in on the fun, excitement, teamwork, costumes, colors and music at the Carolina Beach waterfront and Marina.

Our two-day event starts on Friday, September 20th with a Kickoff Party inside the Seawitch Cafe & Tiki Bar @ 6PM where we will announce the teams competing on in the race and enjoy some great music. The race begins at 8:00AM on Saturday, September 21st with winners announced ~4PM.

Teams will be competing for a variety of awards with trophies for the winners of each category:

  • 1st overall
  • 1st place in each division
  • Most spirited
  • Best costumes
  • Best all female team

Gather your friends, neighbors, relatives, co-workers or customers and enter your team by submitting an application and providing an $800 donation. Each team requires 11 members in the boat with up to 4 alternates – 10 paddlers and one drummer to keep the pace. Can’t find 10 friends to sign up but still interested? Individuals can also enter and will be placed on a team ad hoc.

Carolina Beach Dragon Boat Regatta Entry

All donations benefit various local charities including Ocean Cure as well as children’s civic, education and athletic activities supported by The Island Men.

Come join the festivities as a team or free spectator! Spectator sites will be announced prior for this family fun event, so we encourage participants to bring along your children and friends. Check this page or like us on Facebook to get up to date information on the event.


September 21
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Island Men
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Carolina Beach Yacht Basin
100 Carl Winner Dr
Carolina Beach, NC 28428 United States
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