HYPE: DBS MARINA REGATTA 2016Saturday, 16 April 2016 07:03
The biggest dragonboat race in Singapore is back with its 5th edition that promises bigger incentives for teams to push in every event and a host of attractions to bring in the crowd. Here’s a summary of what to expect at DBS Marina Regatta 2016 (DBSMR).
- Singapore’s Finest Paddle-off! – For current or past national athletes
- Society Gladiators – For participants involved in Singapore-based Voluntary Welfare Organisations (VWOs) or Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs)
- Prime Warriors – For participants above 45 years old
For the event, the bay will be transformed into a pop-up urban beach featuring Southeast Asia's tallest inflatable water slide, homegrown talent of up-and-coming artists and musicians, chefs offering fusion cuisines and zorbing for kids. The ‘Paddle for Good’ ergometer challenge is also back to raise funds.
DBSMR 2016 Highlights
For any water sports enthusiast, this is an event not to be missed, regardless if you’re part of a dragonboat crew. Whether it’s just for the eye candy or the slew of activities, Marina Bay is set to be an attraction for the two weekends. We leave you with a teaser to whet your appetite.
Writer: M. Farhan Rais (@iisgHAN)
Farhan believes that if your boyfriend doesn't do sports, then you have a girlfriend. When not kindling his affairs with the gym and his mountain bike, he can be found wearing little at the pool, beach or Singapore's scenic fake water bodies. A tech geek at heart, he is easily tamed by offerings of hipster gourmet coffee.