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Another lay day today at Billabong

With only inconsistent, small o1-2 foot (0.5 metre) waves on offer this morning event organisers of  the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay again called competition off for the day. The Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay has… Continue reading

Lay day called today at JBay’s Billabong Pro

Many were down early at Supertubes in JBay this morning for the hopeful start at 7. 30  of the remaining heats of Round 2 of this year’s Billabong Pro. But an overnight drop in… Continue reading

Kelly’s no show boosts Travis’ career

Photo: ASP/ Cestari Travis Logie replaced Kelly Slater in Billabong Pro J-Bay and advances now to Round 3.  South Africa’s Travis Logie received a welcome boost to his campaign to requalify for the… Continue reading

NSRI goes Picazzo

The NSRI  team  members from St Francis Bay,  station 21, were treated like ‘kings and queens’ by Benno Dippenaar at Picazzo’s on Saturday.  They and their families were invited to a fantastic lunch… Continue reading

Only 35 fish caught at this year’s Tuna and Marlin Challenge

 Only 35 fish were caught at this year’s Port St Francis Ski Boat and Yacht Club’s Tuna and Marlin Challenge . The disappointing catch at one of the Eastern Province’s top fishing events, was… Continue reading

Motorists stranded as Sand River bridge is demolished

It looks like a tsunami coming!” These words were spoken by one of the disaster management team as he looked towards St Francis Links Golf course  from the top of a hill. And… Continue reading