Boaties rally through Bunbury CBD

Kate FieldingSouth Western Times
Bunbury boaties tow their boats into the Bunbury CBD as part of the Koombana Bay footbridge rally.
Camera IconBunbury boaties tow their boats into the Bunbury CBD as part of the Koombana Bay footbridge rally. Credit: Kate Fielding / South Western Times

The Bunbury boating community swapped the water for bitumen on Saturday morning when boat owners rallied through the CBD.

Bunbury boaties tow their boats into the Bunbury CBD as part of the Koombana Bay footbridge rally.
Camera IconBunbury boaties tow their boats into the Bunbury CBD as part of the Koombana Bay footbridge rally. Credit: Lomax Media

As part of the ongoing Koombana Bay footbridge saga, the city’s boating fraternity towed its vessels from Bunbury Power Boat Club through Victoria Street.

Bunbury boaties tow their boats into the Bunbury CBD as part of the Koombana Bay footbridge rally.
Camera IconBunbury boaties tow their boats into the Bunbury CBD as part of the Koombana Bay footbridge rally. Credit: Kate Fielding / South Western Times

About 30 vehicles towing boats took part in the rally.

Bunbury City Council last month decided to reconsider raising the bridge after originally voting not to and is expected to make a final decision later this month.

Bunbury boaties moor their boats in the Leschenault Inlet as part of the rally.
Camera IconBunbury boaties moor their boats in the Leschenault Inlet as part of the rally. Credit: Lomax Media

Former Bunbury Yacht Club commodore Noel Seymour said the boating community needed to stay vocal.

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