The annual Dragon Boat Festival has been taking place in Dumfries today.
Over 15 teams took to the water over a gruelling 300 metre course on the River Nith. Each 40 foot long boat contained 16 paddlers and a drummer. Many of the teams were raising money for charitable causes.
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