Wildlife photographer of the year 2017 finalists
Sep15

Wildlife photographer of the year 2017 finalists

The Wildlife photographer of the Year competition has been hosted by the Natural History Museum, London for the past 52 years. They have just released a shortlist of 2017 finalists. Amanzi peeks at the spell-binding underwater images in the finals and finds out what makes a winning photo.  Swim Gym – (Laurent Ballesta, France) Laurent is one of the finalists in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year...

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SA businessman takes on Oceans 7
Sep14

SA businessman takes on Oceans 7

A South African, Toni Enderli, has just completed his 3rd brutal open water swim across the Molokai Channel in Hawaii, in his heroic quest to become the first South African to complete Oceans 7, seven of the world’s most gruelling open water swims. Oceans 7, consists of seven long-distance swims and is considered the marathon swimming equivalent of the Seven Summits mountaineering challenge.  Only 7 people have ever...

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SA’s youngest are 29er World Sailing Champions
Sep13

SA’s youngest are 29er World Sailing Champions

Two phenomenal talents, Benji Daniel (16) and Alex Burger (21), collided in an impromptu golden pairing that resulted in securing the coveted title of 29er World Sailing Champions, in California at Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, last month.    They recently shared their adventure at the Point Yacht Club to a spell-bound audience.  Daniel referred to their experience as a fairy tale experience. “You can’t describe the feeling....

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Durban hots up with Sailing Season
Sep07

Durban hots up with Sailing Season

Durban hots up with Sailing Season Spring has sprung, the days are getting longer and Durban is hotting up. Durban’s sailors are set to come out of their short winter hibernation and kick off the Summer Sailing Season with the Opening Cruise organised by Point Yacht Club on Sunday 10 September. Isn’t it amazing how Durban hots up with Sailing Season. Boats of all shapes and sizes will gather to salute the new Commodore, and...

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Atlantic Surf school kids holiday programme
Sep06

Atlantic Surf school kids holiday programme

Atlantic Surf school kids holiday programme We often look to Muizenberg as the surf mecca of Cape Town – especially when it comes to surf lessons.  This time Amanzi explores the West Coast and discovered one of the last remaining authentic surf shops, Atlantic Surf, in Tableview, who appear to be really cooking with an assortment of surf action. Read on about the Atlantic Surf school kids holiday programme. They offer...

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