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The Waikanae Boating Club/Galley Restaurant operate from Licensed Premises and are for the use of Financial Members and their guests who must be signed in via the Guest/Visitors book provided.. These facilities are not open to the General Public.
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NOTICE FROM THE TOWER
Boaties should be aware that the tower will not be manned from the end of May through until October.
It is important that any boaties going out should have at least two means of communication and that in the case of an emergency go to CH16 or by cellphone to 111.
A big thanks to the volunteers who gave their time to man the radio in the tower over the summer. I know at times it can be a thankless task but I have been assured by those boaties that do call up regularly it is appreciated.
“Smoking on the Outside Deck of the Waikanae Boating Club”
In the latter part of March 2018 we received notification from the Wellington Regional Public Health Board informing us that the deck in its current configuration does not comply with the “Open Space Criteria” and that smoking was to cease in this area. Forthwith we notified Members that the area was to become a No Smoking zone and that the any participation in smoking or vapour was to take place in the area directly outside the deck.
As time has passed we have sought legal and professional advice which conclusively confirms that the deck does not comply with the Open Space Criteria as such.
At our Committee meeting on Tuesday 1st May 2018 your committee with the legal and professional advice they had received along with the importance of protecting the liquor license moved that the Deck area would continue as a
“No Smoking Zone ” forthwith.
We want to thank those members who are smokers for complying with the request that the Deck is Smoke Free and that all Smoking is to take part on the sealed section directly opposite the deck.
If you have any suggestions on an alternative we would appreciate your input in order to move forward.
Commodore on behalf of the Committee.
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Waikanae Boating Club Weigh Master Contacts.2017-2018 In the event a weighmaster is not available any Committee Member is permitted to conduct the weighing process. It’s important to register in the book provided your full name, date ,membership number along with the Boat Name that you landed your fish from. Arrived at the Boat Club and…
The Kapiti Boating Club is running two short informal presentations/educationals designed to help you become a safer skipper or crewmember. For those who have your own boat or thinking about buying a boat or a keen crew member we aim to reinforce your knowledge and remind you that we all have a duty to keep…
We had an amazing day for the Youth for Fishing Day held 18-3-2017. We are very lucky to have had the NZ Herald come out and do an article on us! We wish to thank our sponsors and volunteers once again for all your support. Without you this day wouldn’t be able to happen. Please…
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