Dragon boaters hit the water in Prince Rupert.

Dragon boaters hit the water in Prince Rupert.

Kitimat takes home to prize at Prince Rupert dragon boat competition

Paddlers from across the Northwest were in Prince Rupert on Saturday as the Rainbow Warriors hosted a Dragon Boat Day in the harbour.

Paddlers from across the Northwest were in Prince Rupert on Saturday as the Rainbow Warriors hosted a Dragon Boat Day in the harbour.

The day included competition in two divisions, and it was teams from Kitimat that took home the top prize in both.

In the A Division, the RTA Youth Dragons bested the RTA Dragons with a time of 1:18.04 compared to 1:18:74. Third place in the division was the Tragically Quick, also from Kitimat, with a time of 1:22:69.

In the B Division, Northern Spirit handily won with a time 1:27:96, followed by Motley Crew of Prince Rupert at 1:32:97. Rounding out the top three was the Lakelse Dragons with a time of 1:41:09.