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Hopes for high swells to restart Billabong tomorrow

Event organisers will reconvene tomorrow morning at 6:45am to assess conditions for a possible 7am start of the Billabong Pro at Supertubes, Jeffreys Bay . Surfline, official forecasters for the Billabong Pro Jeffreys… Continue reading

Sand River bridge safe – except in floods

The current temporary bridge of the Sand River is quite safe and will be fine if it rains. That is the word from Marius Keyser, district roads engineer, Department of Roads. “It should… Continue reading

News flash!! Water restrictions to be lifted from 1 August

Kouga residents will have water restrictions lifted from 1 August 2011 according to an official source from Kouga Municpality this afternoon. This follows an announcment by the Port Elizabeth Metro yesterday afternoon that water restrictions have been… Continue reading

Billabong Round 3 event still on standby

Twenty four top surfers are still in contention at the Billabong Pro at Supertubes, Jeffreys Bay, though they are all on standby, owing to dismal surfing conditions yet again. Since 8 am today… Continue reading

Billabong Round 3 still on hold…

The Billabong Pro Round 3 has been put on hold twice this morning since 8 am. The next call will be at 9.45 am..

Feature: St Francis residents to fight the Kromme wind farm

  Do we want to be known as the ‘energy hub’ of South Africa? asked angry St Francis Bay home owners following the governmental go ahead for a wind farm to be developed on… Continue reading

Billabong Round 2 ends as bigger swells forecast for weekend

Round 2 of the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay was completed in clean three-to-four foot (1 metre) surf at  Supertubes, Jeffreys Bay this morning. Surfline, official forecasters for the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay, are… Continue reading

Stop press!! High hopes Kouga’s water restrictions will be eased!

High hopes have been raised among Kouga residents following an announcment by the Port Elizabeth Metro this afternoon that water restrictions have been eased in the PE municipal area. Owing to the lateness of… Continue reading

Damien scores at restart of Billabong Pro today

 Damien Hobgood beat fellow American contestant, Taylor Knox, this morning in Heat 7 of  Round 2 of the Billabong Pro at Supertubes at Jeffreys Bay. After waiting for the optimal tide this morning, event… Continue reading

Billabong Pro on hold again: next decision 10 am

Contest director Eric Stedman along with surfers rep Kieren Perrow and Head Judge Richie Porter  watched the incoming swell closely this morning and decided to go on hold. They will make the next call… Continue reading