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Steerers work with dragon boat teams to keep the boats on track

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As this year's Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival arrives, the waterfront already has been full of entertainment and spectators.

Not to mention the members of the 63 teams competing in the dragon boat races.


Each team has between 17 and 21 participants. Also in each boat is a steerer, who stands in the back of the boat and helps keep it on track.

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