Dragon Boat Race is an annual festival for water sports enthusiasts organized by the Manila Broadcasting Company (MBC) as part of its summer events together with the City of Manila with the cooperation of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG).
There are 18 contenders in the mixed open division for this year’s Sea Sports competition.
- Triton Dragon Boat team
- Onslaught Racing Dragon
- RCP Sea Dragons
- Philippine Blue Phoenix
- Rogue Pilipinas
- Dragons Republic
- One Piece Drakon Sangres
- Philippine Wave Warriors
- Philippine Navy DB team
- Philippine Coast Guard
- NTMA Dragons
- Amateur Paddlers Philippines
- Bruins DB Team
- Speed Devilz
- Maaharlika Drakon
- Adamson Paddlers
- Philippine National Police Maritime DB Team
- Manila Ocean Park Dragon Team
Manila Ocean Park Dragon Boat Team is the newest contender for this year’s competition.
The sea sports festival is not only open for water athletes in Metro Manila but also ‘Bangkeros’ from different parts of the country.
The said event does not only focus on competition but also promotes the Manila City tourism as well as improving the Manila Bay.
Manila Broadcasting Company with its partners spend millions of pesos for the Sea Sports that aims to help bangkeros too.