Otago Daily Times

Sec­ond boat safety meet­ing be­ing held

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A SEC­OND boat safety meet­ing will be held at the Brighton Surf Life Sav­ing Club next week.

Sad­dle Hill Com­mu­nity Board chair­man Scott Weather­all said af­ter ‘‘over­whelm­ing’’ in­ter­est in the first meet­ing, which dis­cussed cross­ing the Taieri Mouth bar safely, an­other would be held on Mon­day, at 7pm.

About 100 peo­ple at­tended the first ed­u­ca­tional pub­lic safety meet­ing and heard from guest speak­ers, in­clud­ing recre­ational fish­er­man and diver Ray Beat­tie, who had a lucky es­cape af­ter cap­siz­ing at the bar, as well as Otago har­bour­mas­ters.

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