Daily Archive: July 29, 2012

Ostriches in the swim in icy sea – photos

Two ostriches went for a dip in the icy sea off Yzerfontein on Wednesday (25 July) this week. Skipper and boat owner, Johan Basson, came upon these two  feathery swimmers in the afternoon… Continue reading

Fisherman chops off finger while cutting ice blocks (update 7 pm)

A 34 year-old Ceres fisherman completely amputated his left index finger with an ice chopping knife while cutting ice blocks near Hermanus this morning. According to Gideon Loubser, NSRI Hermanus duty controller,  at… Continue reading

Brave, talented paddlers undeterred by friz weather

(By Bev Mortimer) There was big excitement with quite a few shivers at the start of Pam Golding’s Canal Winter Challenge canoe race at the Cove on the St Francis Bay canals yesterday.… Continue reading

Stroke victim evacuated from chokka boat off JBay

NSRI St Francis Bay volunteer sea rescue crew evacuated a fisherman off a fishing boat five nautical miles off Jeffreys Bay yesterday The 53 year-old, local fisherman was reported to be suffering from… Continue reading