Approval granted for rock revetments at Dune Spit

The long awaited approval from the Department of Environmental Affairs  to place rock revetments at the Dune Spit on the St Francis Bay canals arrived at the end of August this year Now the St Francis Bay Riparian Home Owners’ Association (RHOA) is proceeding with obtaining formal quotes for work to be done. “Unfortunately the offer…

Photo highlights of the St Francis Bay canal winter canoe race

Once again, the St Francis canals proved to be a great venue for the Pam Golding St Francis Bay Canal Winter Challenge on 6 August.  Pam Golding Properties, St Francis Bay, has sponsored these local canoe races for six years. Here are a few photo highlights of last week’s race: Results:   Pos        …

St Francis Bay’s canal property owners have been saved thousands

 – St Francis Bay Riparian Association wins ruling that most canal properties don’t need an EIA before building or renovating A dispute between the St Francis Bay Riparian Owners Association and Kouga Municipality over interpretation of certain sections contained in the National Environmental Management Act 1998 has been settled.  The Assocation’s attorney was successful in…

Anything that floats race and trail walks this long weekend

Beginners and recreational paddlers will have great fun in the ‘Tupperware Race” this long weekend. Similar to the popular Old Year’s Eve ‘anything that floats’ race on 31 December each year, this 3 km mini race will follow roughly the same format. Entrants can use their imagintion and paddle anything that floats for which prizes are offered. They can …