Tag Archive: st francis bay news

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

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

Excitement hots up for next month’s MTB Challenge at the Links

Excitement is mounting for the annual exciting Mountain Bike race in St Francis Bay, next month – one of the biggest events of this kind held annually in the Eastern Province. Already many… Continue reading

Coast of Storms and maritime adventures – book by Colin Urquart

 For lovers of the sea, shipwreck tales and the Kouga-Tsitsikamma area, a book just released in time for Christmas, will provide them with fascinating stories of shipping incidents and disasters. From the earliest… Continue reading

Good Samaritans rescue shark victim and seal keeps shark at bay

Two brave Fish Hoek residents with no hesitation for their own safety kicked off their shoes, ran into the sea, then waded through the surf to reach the great white shark victim yesterday… Continue reading

Clovelly shark attack: man’s leg bitten off by great white

Photos added… (Update 29/9/11) A 42 year-old swimmer had his right leg bitten off and his left foot badly damaged in a white shark attack at Clovelly Corner today. The man is in a… Continue reading

Surfer dies after Great White shark bite

A 49 year-old surfer died today after being bitten by a suspected Great White shark on his upper left leg and around his groin area. NSRI Plettenberg Bay volunteer duty crew were activated this… Continue reading

Thyspunt nuclear power station – a fait accompli?

Attendees at a meeting with senior Eskom officials this week say they were left with no doubt a nuclear site at Thypsunt is a fait accompli. Asked if the establishment of Thyspunt was… Continue reading

Michelle comes 2nd in Womens div at SA Masters

Michelle Hill (Van Kempen) from St Francis Bay and representing Eastern Province came second in the Women’s section of the inter-provincial SA Masters Cup at Nahoon Reef, East London yesterday. She was pipped… Continue reading