Before the official racing, the skiffs are carefully preserved in the ground before putting into water. Fishermen often held “tien ha thuy” before putting them into water in order to worship their ancestors, gods.
On the racing, skiffs-racing lines on a row according to the organizers to wait orders. After stopping drum, they start the race. Some days ago, the prize for the skiffs racing is wine, money and sometimes a red silk… Won in the skiffs race not brings benefits about physical site for them, it brings the honor and pride of a villages.
Today, the race often holds on the Tet holiday and major festival of the country. The skiffs race always makes the funny and exciting atmosphere for everyone on the lagoon area. From a traditional cultural festival of the people, row skiff racing has attractive not only to local residents but also to the agriculture village near the bank.