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Temporary Sand River Bridge still holding

Though looking worn the Sand River bridge is still holding after this week’s soaking rains. The bridge is on the only access road to St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape of South… Continue reading

Tarring of Sand River Bridge underway

The tarring and widening of the Sand River Bridge has started! (By Bev Mortimer) Improvements to this bridge mean the hordes of visitors and holiday makers to the coastal town of St Francis… Continue reading

Sand River Bridge to be tarred before end of November (updated 28 October 2011)

By Bev Mortimer: Tarring of the Sand River bridge will be done before the end of November this year. That is the word from Marius Keyser, chief engineer at the provincial Department of… Continue reading

Team South Africa comes third in World Masters surfing event

The US won the Eduardo Arena ISA World Team Trophy at the the ISA World Masters Surfing Championship in El Salvador. Team South Africa was placed third behind Brazil and won bronze and… Continue reading

Gulliver’s life-raft found

Early on Friday morning last week some commercial fishermen found the life-raft belonging to Gulliver, Greg West’s yacht that capsized in June this year. Gulliver capsized on 15 June 2011. All four crew… Continue reading

Whistling sound saves two paddlers in stormy seas at Betty’s Bay

Also an NSRI Safety Message to boaters and paddlers. A whistling sound last night led to the rescue by Gordon’s Bay NSRI of two men in kayaks in bad and stormy conditions off Betty’s… Continue reading

Team SA aiming for the top at World Masters Surfing event

Team SA is currently in second place of  the team rankings at the ISA World Master surfing event in El Salvadaor. The team standings are very tight with South Africa just 930 points… Continue reading

Malherbes and Van Wieringen shine for Team SA at Masters Surfing

The Malherbe brothers, David and Andre, plus Gary van Wieringen gave superb performances  yesterday for Team SA  that is still in contention for a multiple medal haul from the 2011 El Salvador ISA World… Continue reading

Clark and Knutsen set to retain Champs’ titles in El Salvador

Reigning ISA World Masters surfing champions Heather Clark and Chris Knutsen were on track to retain their titles yesterday by advancing to the last four in their respective divisions at the 2011 El Salvador… Continue reading

Team SA surfers produce great results on Day 2 of World Masters

South African surfers, Chris Knutsen and Gary van Wieringen, produced outstanding performances for Team South Africa at the 2011 El Salvador ISA World Masters Surfing Championships. Yesterday was Day 2of the event that… Continue reading