South African Sardine Run Charter Owners Association

South African Sardine Run Charter Owners Association: Sardine Run Action brings predators together for a feast Photo: Alan Straton On 2 July 2019, three South African sardine run charter businesses collaborated to establish the South African Sardine Run Charter Owners’ Association (SASRCOA). The three pioneering and founding members of the Association are African Water Sports, Adventure the Deep and Dive Expert-Tours. The Association’s key objectives will be to encourage all other responsible and eco-tourism focused sardine-run businesses to … [Read more...]

Matriarchs of South African showjumping arena talk top riders at Nissan Winter Classic

Matriarchs of South African showjumping arena talk top riders at Nissan Winter Classic: When it comes to showjumping the past few decades, the names Gonda Betrix (Hout Bay, Cape Town) and Clodagh Shaw (Shongweni) have featured prominently. Both women have achieved huge success on the circuit respectively – Betrix as a showjumper and Shaw as a race horse trainer – and are looking forward to witnessing some of the country’s most dynamic showjumping talent take to the course at this year’s Nissan Winter Classic, taking place at the Shongweni … [Read more...]

South African Adaptive Surfing Championships at New Pier, Durban

South African Adaptive Surfing Championships at New Pier, Durban: Some of the Adaptive Surfing crew after prize-giving. Two-time world champion Antony Smyth from Cape Town won the Build for Better Adaptive South African Surfing Championship held at New Pier in Durban over the weekend. In the final, Smyth, who won gold at the ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championship in 2016 and 2018, took on long-time rival and friend Jean-Paul Veaudry from East London in 2-4 foot surf and freshening onshores. Six champions were crowned at the Championship in … [Read more...]

Durban Image: African Spoonbill (Platalea alba) fishing …

A Durban tagged image from Flickr - click on the name of the photographer below the image to see more Durban goodness. African Spoonbill (Platalea alba) fishing ... Image by berniedup Botanic Gardens, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, SOUTH AFRICA … [Read more...]