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Nowka Bias – Exclusive Day

July 21st @ 09:00 - 18:00

Nowka Bias exclusive day

Nowka Bais is the traditional form of dragon boat style racing in rural villages of Bangladesh held after the monsoon rains and reflects many of the customs of the country.

Teams will comprise of up to 12 paddlers only plus a drummer/instrumental maximum of 13 on a boat – squads may be larger (max 15 that includes a subs). Crews can be mixed, all female or all male and organisations may enter more than one crew. The minimum age is 16 and no previous experience of Nowka Bais racing is required. All crew members must be confident in cold water conditions, in light clothing and in moving water and compete entirely at their own risk. Qualified helms, buoyancy aids and water safety cover will be provided.

There will be no recreational sailing on this day


July 21st
09:00 - 18:00
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Jan Kimber


Midland Sailing Club
Icknield Port Road
Birmingham, B16 0AA
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