French and Japanese surfers win Vans World Surfing event

Johanne Defay (FRA) and Hiroto Ohhara (JPN) reigned supreme on the final day of the Vans US Open of Surfing in front of a capacity crowd at Huntington Beach, California in the US yesterday, 2 August. ¬†Caption: Joahnne Defay (FRA, Reunion)) wins the Vans US Open of Surfing. Photos/Images: WSL¬†/ Morris   .Defay from the…

Catamaran capsizes in PE, 3 rescued

Another boat capsized today at Port Elizabeth, 2 August, with three people on board. After being in the water for 15 minutes two men and a woman were rescued by occupants of a passing rubber duck. Justin Erasmus, NSRI Port Elizabeth deputy station commander, said at 4.07 pm, NSRI Port Elizabeth was activated following reports…