A pyramid drill? Winners of the first dragon boat race in Puerto Rico. Doug left middle row.

other creative uses for the perfect gift

       Bespoke Stitchery in Orlando making Dragon Saddles 

Yes, gold cups are a good thing.

Is there a race today?

​The 2019 Super Saddles with Teflon on the gunnel side.

Taking the back country route to the

starting line and getting lost on the way. 

a busy seamstress in 2011, Key West

Really? How many trophies can a team win in one day?

Beginners are always welcome.

Of course children will play before their final "A" division championship or do Becky and Christianne act like this to relieve competitive race day stress. This was at Downtown Disney when the Orlando Int'l Dragon Boat Festival was held on the lake side of Cirque du Soleil.

...and who could this be, up the creek without a paddle? Then 32 years later he was among the founders of Keouhou Canoe Club in 1980 racing long distance outrigger canoes in Hawaii. Doug in 1948 standing on the deck of a wooden row boat with his aunt.

Paddles up!

Dragon Saddles hangin out in the team tent


OK, not everyone in the boat needed a

Dragon Saddle at practice today, not even Kristin in Miami.  

Hey, who's in my chair?


This Chinese sport is thousands of years old.

This was the speechless backdrop to the opening ceremony of the 2015 IDBF World Dragon Boat Championships where Doug raced for the US team in the Niagara Region of Ontario.

Dragon boat racing is the ultimate team sport.


Ya wanna be a drummer like Grace?

The Dragon Saddle

 the super saddle and more​ 

Sit on it once, yours forever!