Awesome JBay Open final between Mick and Joel

 The final between Mick Fanning and Joel Parkinson, both from Australia, was awesome! Mick won the last day of the JBay Open  today, 19 July, in perfect eight-foot surf that pumped throughout the semis and final events. Jeffreys Bay’s Supertubes produced the best waves of the year.  Mick opened up with a 9-point ride in…

Fisherman suffers stroke, evacuated from chokka boat:

A 49 year-old fisherman suspected of suffering from a serious stroke was evacuated from a chokka boat four nautical miles off St Francis Bay this morning by the town’s NSRI recue team. Marc May, NSRI St Francis Bay station commander, says at 8,30 am this morning, 19 July, NSRI St Francis Bay volunteer sea rescue…