Ocean Heroes Race – North Beach, Durban
Nov08

Ocean Heroes Race – North Beach, Durban

It’s almost time for the Ocean Heroes Ocean Man Series race on North Beach, Durban – 19th November. Enter now on roag.co.za and challenge yourself with a 1.5 km surf swim or for the super-fit do the ocean man races (1.6km swim / board / ski). First 50 entries get a free breakfast and coffee at the club. Prize money for 1st, 2nd and 3rd and loads of lucky draw prizes. For more information:   facebook.com/oceanheroesafrica...

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The ever popular Two Oceans Tuna Derby South Africa’s Prestigious Sport Fishing Event from 7 – 11 November 2017
Nov06

The ever popular Two Oceans Tuna Derby South Africa’s Prestigious Sport Fishing Event from 7 – 11 November 2017

The ever popular Two Oceans Tuna Derby South Africa’s Prestigious Sport Fishing Event from 7 – 11 November 2017 For the 12th Consecutive year Two Oceans Marine is sponsoring the ever popular Two Oceans Tuna Derby South Africa’s Prestigious Sport Fishing Event from 7 – 11 November 2017 Although the entries are open to all boats, which may depart from any of the recognised harbours between Cape Town and Gordon’s Bay,...

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Swim now, Breathe later. Q+A with S.A.’s Synchro Champs
Nov06

Swim now, Breathe later. Q+A with S.A.’s Synchro Champs

Their world is Water.  The sheer physical beauty and absolute precision of their aqua ‘ballerina’ routines – is truly mesmerising. They have been to four World Championships representing South Africa in the free and technical duet. They are Emma Manners-Wood and Laura Strugnell. Amanzi found out more about their journey and what it takes to be champions. The Journey to Budapest The love affair with synchro started...

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S.A.’s Extreme Adventurers – Superpowers or Super Mind-Power?
Nov03

S.A.’s Extreme Adventurers – Superpowers or Super Mind-Power?

We are constantly amazed at how many extreme aquatic adventurers South Africa has produced. There seems to be a plethora of them from Lewis Pugh and Braam Malherbe to Riaan Manser and Chris Bertish. They have all completed the impossible by challenging the human spirit. Amanzi Magazine wondered what they all have in common (besides being completely crazy). Do they have super-human genes? Was their motivation was sparked by a...

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Amanzi Magazine takes the Surfer’s Pledge with SA’s own ocean watch ambassador
Oct25

Amanzi Magazine takes the Surfer’s Pledge with SA’s own ocean watch ambassador

She’s a self-confessed ocean-addict with a surfboard leash permanently in her handbag, sand in her bed and a fixation with wind guru. She’s Diony Lalieu who only started surfing at 29, made it to SA champs at 41 and is now the Soul Surfer Ocean Watch Ambassador and the founder of the Surfer’s Pledge. Amanzi Magazine met with this go-getter to find out what motivated her and more about the Surfer’s Pledge. Fear Factor It was...

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A true story about Turtles – Georgina Jones
Oct25

A true story about Turtles – Georgina Jones

Over a hundred million years ago, a lumbering armour-plated creature decided to head back to the sea. Maybe life on land was just too dangerous. Or maybe the effort of hauling all that armour around on its sturdy legs was just too much. Or maybe there was tempting food to be had.  Our guest contributor, Georgina Jones, a highly-regarded marine naturalist and author, shares her extensive marine knowledge on turtles with our...

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