Monthly Archive: September, 2011

Safari Challenge Classic cars visit the Resort

Three Classic cars from the Safari Challenge event arrived at Cape St Francis Resort today for a coffee and pitstop before continuing onto Knysna. The three teams from Italy, Netherlands and Britain are… Continue reading

Rock revetments given green light

 The long awaited approval from the Department of Environmental Affairs  to place rock revetments at the Dune Spit on the St Francis Bay canals has finally been received. Now the St Francis Bay… Continue reading

Lay day with massive surf and dangerous conditions

With huge, incontestable 8-10 foot waves closing out across the bay, officials had no choice but to call off all scheduled competition for day 3 of the Billabong Pro Junior at Victoria Bay… Continue reading

Quarter finalists decided in stormy conditions at Vic Bay

With  7-8 metre swells  and gale force South-Westerly winds expected to batter the entire Southern Cape coastline, contest officials decided to make best use of the calm early morning conditions with an 8… Continue reading

Critically ill patient evacuated off fishing boat:

 NSRI St Francis Bay volunteer duty crew evacuated a critically ill patient suffering from seizures on a chokka fishing boat off Aasvogels, south of Oyster Bay today. An NSRI paramedic initiated emergency medical… Continue reading

Staples and Godfrey stake their claim in Billabong Pro Junior

Pro Junior standout, Dale Staples (St Francis Bay) takes to the air en route to an impressive heat win on Day 1 of the Billabong Pro Junior Vic Bay.  Photo: Patterson/Billabong South Africa’s top… Continue reading

Gale Force Winds, Rough Seas and Big Sea Swells

 NSRI urges sea users to exercise caution as rough seas, gale force winds and big sea swells prevail around the coast from today and lasting until after the weekend. A new Moon Spring Tide… Continue reading

Heart warming tale of shoes for the shoeless

More than 1000 shoes were collected to bless the shoeless through Rev Anthony Sutton of the Methodist Church.. Many children and elderly people arrived at the soup kitchen run by the church in… Continue reading

Charity Bridge goes electronic

A successful charity bridge competition was hosted by the St Francis Bay Bridge Club last month with 72 participants from Plettenberg Bay, Knysna, Port Elizabeth and Jeffreys Bay as well as .locals. The St… Continue reading

Chimpie celebrates 75 years

Well known Kouga Councillor, Chimpie Cawood  celebrated his 75th birthday together with his wife Hester, family and friends at a splendid party hosted and organised by his son and daughter-in-law Pieter and Mynie… Continue reading