The group of four hit a snag when their boat clipped a rock, cutting power to the engine, driver Mark Davie said.
After they were overdue for their planned return, police were called and search and rescue co-ordinator Senior Sergeant Brian Benn was prepared for action.
However, he was pleased the group was safe, and able to have a "dry day".
He asked others planning on enjoying waterways over the long weekend to be prepared, carry all necessary equipment, wear life vests, and stay safe.Read more at http://www.odt.co.nz/regions/south-otago/133050/power-cut-jet-boat
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