Teams that have registered for 2018's race so far...

16th May 2018

We have had a brilliant response since opening the registration for 2018's race! See the teams who have registered so far below:


- Carpenters Group

- Plexus Law

- The Vikings

- St. Bridgets Mums

- Lairds

- Exchange Chambers 

- Hoylake and West Kirby Roundtable 

- Ukey40

- Headway Wirral

- Auger 


- Birchall Blackburn Law

Dragonboat 2018 is a go! 

4th April 2018


We're ramping up for another exciting summer of Dragon Boat racing.  Watch this space as more details are finalised!


 Simon Rimmer's Viking Team Back On Board 

28th March 2017


West Kirby's popular pub and bakehouse The Viking are back on board for 2017's race and Simon Rimmer will once again captain the team and lead their fundraising endeavours to support Headway Wirral.


 Registration is Open for 2017 

28th February 2017


4th July 2016 This year's Headway Wirral Dragon Boat Race is set for 20th May 2017 a registration is now open. In what has always been a 

well supported and competitive race we're looking forward to welcoming back some familiar faces as well as new challengers to help us

raise vital funds for local charity and life-line, Headway Wirral.


 Thank you 

4th July 2016


This year's Dragon Boat Festival has been our biggest and best year yet and we want to thank all the teams that participated in this years Dragon Boat Festival and thank you to all our sponsors and everyone who attended on the day.


 Winners of 2016 Dragon Boat Race Festival

4th July 2016


Team Auger won this year's Dragon Boat Race in a very close final between Carpenters Law, RSA Motability & Law Costing Ltd. Well Done Auger!


 Paddle Of Power 

4th July 2016


Simon Rimmer and his team 'The Vikings' received the 'Paddle of Power' from Carpenters CEO Donna Richards after raising the most money for Headway Wirral. Congratulations.


 Prize for the best fundraising team 

28th June 2016


This year the team who raises the most for the event to support Headway Wirral will receive the 'Paddle of Power' a trophy to be passed down from winning team to winning team in all future Headway Wirral Dragon Boat Festivals. Also, the team who raises the most money will be awarded 2 cases of Prosecco to either enjoy at West Kirby Sailing Club following the race, or these can be taken home.


 Carpenters CEO to present winner's trophy 

24th June 2016


Carpenters' CEO Donna Richards is confirmed for the awards presentation to the winning team at this year's event.



 Mystery guest joining Simon Rimmer 

23rd June 2016


A mystery guest will be joining Simon Rimmer and his team on the water with the hope that the mystery guest will help lead Simon's team to victory!


 Mayor Pat Hackett to Open the Event 

26th May 2016


We are pleased to announce that Pat Hackett the Mayor of Wirral will be joining us on the day to open the race at 10:00 am and show his support for this remarkable charity.



Donate Now through our Just Giving page 

20th May 2016


If you are unable to attend the event but still wish to support Headway Wirral, now you can through our Just Giving page!

Click here to be directed to our Just Giving page.



 Underground Training Station Gym Providing Official Warm Up 


6th March 2016


Underground Training Station gym will be providing the official warm up this year to the competitors to get them stretched and loose, ready for the race.


 Welcome On Board Simon Rimmer's Team 

15th March 2016


Simon Rimmer from Channel 4's Sunday Brunch will be captaining a team in this year's race from his very own business. Simon, originally from Wallasey, Wirral is keen to get involved with the event and support his local community.



 Weightman's Register Their Team Again in This Year's Race 

14th March 2016


Weightman's have once again registered a team to compete in this year's Dragon Boat Festival to support Headway Wirral. The national firm is widely known for its charitable endeavors and we're delighted to welcome them back again in 2016's event.



 Hilary Meredith Solicitors Are Back Again For 2016 Festival 

13th March 2016


Returning for their second-year award-winning solicitors Hilary Meredith are confirmed competitors in the 2016 Headway Wirral Dragon Boat Festival.



 Date For 2016 Dragon Boat Festival Confirmed 

9th December 2015


The date has been set for the 2016 Headway Wirral Dragon Boat Festival and the event will once again be taking place at West Kirby Marine Lake.



 Raffle Winners Announced 

25th July 2015


The winners from the 2015 Headway Wirral Dragon Boat Festival raffle have been announced and can be found here


 Ex Liverpool and England Pro Mark Wright To Award Trophy 

21st July 2015


Former Liverpool Captain and England ace Mark Wright will be joining us lakeside for the final race and will award the trophy to the winning team on Saturday for the Headway Wirral 2015 Dragon Boat Race taking place at West Kirby Marine Lake.


 Carpenters Register Second Team In Race 

21st July 2015


Long-standing supporters of Headway Carpenters have registered a second boat in this year's race, a strong effort to bring home the title and raise valuable funds for this incredible charity.


 Weightmans Pledge A Team For The Race 

2nd July 2015


Weightmans LLP has signed up for this year's Dragon Boat Festival to show the competition who's on top, and not just in the lake! The event is turning in to a bit of an industry competition as well as a fundraising drive for Headway Wirral, this should certainly prove interesting on the day.


 Argent Rehabilitation Claims Their Boat For Race 

1st July 2015


Rehabilitation specialists Argent Rehabilitation have claimed their place at this year's Headway Wirral Dragon Boat Race, traveling 

from Surrey to show their support for Headway Wirral and the life-changing support they offer.


 BLM On Board for Third Year 

30th June 2015


Award-winning Liverpool law firm BLM will be competing in the race again for their third year bringing their experience and determination all in the name of charity to support Headway Wirral..


 Join The Juice Revolution With Fresh Start Health 

30th June 2015


Wirral health hotspot Fresh Start Health will be joining us lakeside offering some of their most popular juices and their coveted energy balls! Check out their menu for the day here and don't miss them lake-side during the race.


 Mayor Les Rowlands to Open Race  

23rd June 2015


We're pleased to announce that Wirral Mayor Les Rowlands will be joining us lake-side on the day to open the race and show his support for this remarkable charity. The event has attracted support from local companies and public sector bodies alike and is set to keep on growing.



 Hilary Meredith Solicitors Confirmed 

22nd June 2015


Another local firm has registered a boat to compete for the trophy and raise much-needed funds for Headway Wirral. Welcome to the competition team Hilary Meredith.




 Zone Fitness Providing Official Race Warm Up 

18th June 2015


Zone Fitness will be helping our racers to prepare for the race with a warm up before they take to the water, making sure everyone is stretched and loose.