Don't you just love Youtube?
Here's a video taken from the 2006 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in Shatin.
There are no notes or comments, but it looks like a men's race. Check out the standing technique, and note the liberal use of a "signaling device" that would get them DQ'd here in Canada.
They MUST have been trying to distract the other crews. For shame.
(yes, I'm being sarcastic)