Karma comes the way of a new boat for the Hervey Bay Dragon Boat Club at Torquay.
Karma comes the way of a new boat for the Hervey Bay Dragon Boat Club at Torquay. Alistair Brightman

Dragon boat blessed

DUMPLINGS in the water and a Buddhist priest were part of the spiritual welcoming for the Hervey Bay Dragon Boat Club's new 10-seater craft.

An excited crew dipped the oars and enjoyed the sunshine yesterday as the symbol of their endeavour strained upon the prow.

Once the dotting of the eyes of the dragon prow was executed with a paintbrush, the vessel was ready to begin its career.



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