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Estb: 1923. Location: Broad Bay, East Otago Harbour, Dunedin.
Burgee: Pennant circa 10:14 Blue field charged with a white St. George’s cross centred 5 units from hoist and the yellow letters BBBC quarterly.
"Broad Bay Boating Club was established in 1923. By this time Broad Bay had become a well established holiday spot on the ferry route from Dunedin. The bay was also a popular sailing and boating destination. Hosting the annual Broad Bay Regatta from the early 1900s where already established sailing & boating clubs from Dunedin would race to Broad Bay.
Early prominent Dunedin names such as Speight, Hanlon, Sommerville and Nees were active sailors and founding club committee members."
Source: accessed 20 January 2019, https://plus.google.com/115269980201424657375
Peter Edwards, 5 February 2019