Noukhada Dragons – The Club | Noukhada Dragons has been built from our longstanding love for kayaking and canoeing | We are currently based at our Eastern Mangrove Marina location with a total of four Dragonboats (“DB”) (2 x 20 seater and 2 x 10 seater) | We have a full time coach (Kayak and DB) who will develop the club and teams within the club | Our aim is to develop a number of teams at varying levels and have training and regular races amongst ourselves in order to better prepare for competitive racing | Of course, we hope to have fun and meet new people along the way! | Training | We have training sessions on Mon, Tue, Wed and Thu mornings | Meet at 8.30am for a 9am start finishing at 10.30am | The Mon and Wed morning training sessions are for the first team to be formed under the Noukhada Dragons umbrella, the “Dragon Jets” | We can offer training sessions, but need at least 6 pax, to make this happen | Membership benefits (please note that the one month membership has been increased to AED 175 and that there will be 5% VAT added to all membership fees from 1 Jan 2018).
Locations | We are currently based at our Eastern Mangrove Marina location but have a number of other Abu Dhabi locations coming up | We are hoping to place a DB at each of these new locations to help grow the club and create regular racing
Rentals and prices | DB (including PFDs and paddles) are available for rent. | They are excellent for team building, social groups, parties and for arranging and racing in competitions | We also have a professional DB trailer and can move up to 6, 20 seater DB in one go | These are our current prices for our DB rentals and training | DB rentals per hour: 10 seater – AED 800 per hour; and 20 seater – AED 1,200 per hour | We can discuss discounts for rental periods over 4 hours or multiple boat rentals | Rental prices can be discounted if rental are more than 2 hours | Helm: AED 100 per hour | Coach: AED 200 per hour. | Signoff (for Helm): AED 100 per hour (you will need a DB crew for this) | DB delivery by trailer (one way): AED 1,000 (within AD city); AED 1,500 (within AD Emirate); and AED 5,000 (within the UAE)