Tag Archive: St Francis Bay community

The race for the World Masters Surfing trophy has started

The youngest of the group in the El Salvador ISA World Masters Surfing Championships (+35) were the first to hit the surf in the first Round yesterday. Team South Africa got off to… Continue reading

Patience called for during detours and pothole repairs

An appeal has been made for motorists to be patient and co-operative while potholes are being repaired. Certain sections of St Francis Drive are being closed resulting in detours. This week the slurring… Continue reading

‘State of Emergency’ delays start of World Masters Surfing

Torrential rains over the past week caused El Salvador’s president to declare ‘a state of emergency’ and delay the ISA World Masters Surfing Championships. The event will now begin tomorrow. Today 124 competitors… Continue reading

SA Team ready to take on the world at Masters Surfing event

The South African Masters surfing team will defend three World titles at the ISA World Masters Surfing Championships which starts in San Salvador tomorrow. The team, with legendary coach Graham Hynes of St… Continue reading

Fun-filled Quadrathlon on the canals

The 4th annual Quadrathlon for St Francis Bay will take off on 5 November at the small boat harbour on the St Francis canals. Participants in the SuperSpar Pam Golding Quadrathlon include professionals, the not-so-fit, adults… Continue reading

Jordy Smith takes 3rd place in Quiksilver Pro France

South Africa’s Jordy Smith, competing in his first ASP World Tour event since suffering a rib injury in Tahiti in August, was placed third in the Quiksilver Pro France. Stop No. 8 of… Continue reading

St Francis Bay’s Josh Chipps surfs to the semis in SA Junior Champs

Josh Chipps, a surfer from St Francis Bay, made it into the semi finals in the Hurley SA Junior Champs in Durban last week. The Eastern Province Team  were awarded 3rd place. His… Continue reading

Hurley SA junior Champs in Durban – Final Winners

 JBay’s Kai Woolf clinches U13 girls champs: Kai Woolf (JBay, EP) today clinched the U13 girls championship at the Hurley SA Junior Champs at Durban’s New Pier today. Nine-year-old Woolf, the youngest competitor in the… Continue reading

EP’s Matt McGillivray’s near perfect ride at the SA Junior champs

Hurley SA Junior Champs in Durban – Day 4: There was a dramatic surfing moment at New Pier, Durban, yesterday during the Hurley SA Junior Champs when in the U15 quarter-finals  Matt McGillivray (Eastern… Continue reading

Wind farm developer responds to residents’ objections

Following St Francis Chronicle’s feature on residents objecting to the proposed Kromme River wind farm development,  it has transpired that other residents in St Francis had also objected to other wind farms being… Continue reading