What is Dragon Boating and Why Should I Do It?

Rip City Paddlers
So, you’ve made your way to the Rip City Paddlers site and now you’re wondering, “What is this dragon boat thing that I’ve been hearing so much about?” or, “How can I get myself on one of those rad boats?” or, “Hey, I was searching for Portland Trailblazers memorabilia, how did I end up here?” It’s cool. We’ll answer all of your questions.

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Skaryoke 2018


It is that time of year! Come down and take us all back to the 80’s in your rad costume and your amazing hair band karaoke!
Tickets are $12 now or $15 at the door. Click the link to purchase your tickets! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/skaryoke-tickets-50717510439

Just Some of Our Amazing Auction Items

  • Dexter Design Studio
  • Earrings by Dinah
  • Voicebox Gift Card
  • Paul Zenk- Infinity Tattoo Gift Certificate
  • Kink FM
  • Aria Portland Dry Gin
  • Beer by Mike
  • Art by Amanda Myers
  • Charity Chesnek, Realtor, Portland Porch at Think Real Estate
  • Elk Cove Winery
  • Mountain Shop
  • Ox Restaurant
  • Z Candle Studio
  • Garnish Gals
  • Nau
  • Sckavones
  • Dobbes Winery
  • Kollodi Designs
  • McMenamins
  • Barista
  • Mimosa Studios
  • Vinn Distillery

2018 Team Retreat


We returned to our favorite Beach House on Netarts Bay for our 2018 Team Retreat.  And, with starting the season 24 ladies strong, we had a full house!  We spent the weekend finalizing our plans for the upcoming season, while enjoying delicious food, an assortment of beverages (including Donna’s annual cider tasting) and great company.  All agreed, it’s going to be a fantastic year!  cider

2017 Season Update


We are a few months into the season and it’s going great! We’ve added twelve new ladies to the roster this year, and the team is looking fantastic! We’ve been practicing hard, working on a new race strategy that really paid off in Olympia last month, at the Saint Martin’s Dragon Boat Festival . We finished 5th overall, out of 14 Women’s teams. Looking forward to our next race in Salem at the World Beat Festival on June 24th.