Dragon Boat Racing | Team Building Day Out!
03 Jul 2017
Our staff work very hard, and it's only right to reward them occasionally with a little trip out the office... and what better way than to head to London in full Hawaiian theme fancy dress and hit the Thames for Dragon Boat racing!
The boats seat 4 people each side, but, ensuring your rowing partner is equally matched in size is important to minimize risk of capsizing - something none of us were keen to have happen!
The first few races were as close to a photo finish as you can get. The final race however had everyone's adrenaline running to extremes, especially as fatigue was massively setting in for a majority of us, but it didn't stop the winning boat pulling ahead and winning by approximately 20 ft (It just so happened that the two company Directors were in the winning boat!).
Shortly after the race had finished we enjoyed some cold drinks and a BBQ by the Thames as we watched the sun set for the day, ready to return to St. Albans to continue the celebrations.
The day proved to be a success in regards to helping new members of staff integrate with everyone as well as a chance for others to recharge and allow us to return to work raring to go for a fresh week ahead.
Written by Paul Marks.