Fibreglass dragon boat model

Rocky SS Wong1995-2000

Australian National Maritime Museum

Australian National Maritime Museum
Sydney, Australia

This small fibreglass model of a dragon boat was built by Rocky SS Wong in Australia. This model is based on the lines of the boats that are paddled in Australia - long and narrow, like a dragon, with its head and tail as decorative and symbolic features.


  • Title: Fibreglass dragon boat model
  • Creator: Rocky SS Wong
  • Date: 1995-2000
  • Location: Australia
  • Type: Model
  • Significance: This small dragon boat model is important in highlighting the increasing popularity of dragon boat racing in Australia from the 1980s onwards.
  • See institution's online collections: http://www.anmm.gov.au/collections
  • Medium: Fibreglass, wood, paint
  • Dimensions: 100 x 695 x 60 mm, 0.16 kg
  • Credit line: ANMM Collection

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