New committee for 2015-2016 season

The Cockburn Dragon Boat Club held its Annual General Meeting recently and the following office bearers were elected:
President – Rick Salisbury, Vice President – Cherie Cobban, Secretary – Christine Martin, Treasurer – Tanya Cobban, Racing Coordinator – Frank Urbano, New Members’ Registrar – Carlie Byrne, Fundraising Coordinator – Cherie Cobban, Travel/Events/Uniforms Coordinator – Barb Harris, Bunnings Coordinator – Paula Cottingham. The Head Coach position has been re-advertised with applications due by September 1.

The Club is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this season and plans are underway for a series of celebrations throughout the summer months.

Memberships are due by September 30. Please contact the Secretary at for further information, or look at our website.

Anyone interested in having a go at dragon boating is welcome to come along to a Sunday session, commencing at 8.30am during the winter months. Paddles are available and if you are unable to swim 50 metres a flotation device will be supplied.


Long-serving members honoured at first regatta

The day started bright and early for the Cockburn Blades as the first regatta of the season also celebrated the clubs 30th Anniversary. The members proceeded to set up the tents and the BBQ. The substantial raffle prizes were well displayed and caught the eye of many a paddler willing to try their luck. Club members also contributed to setting for DBWA and helping other clubs unload their boats.