Two Sailing Conductors & a Mantis
Aug13

Two Sailing Conductors & a Mantis

It was the Dalai Lama that said: “Once a year, go some place you’ve never been before”. When two music-loving dudes set sail from Sydney to Berlin for the love of music, they were going to a lot of places (31 countries). And then SA’s enigmatic muso, Jack Mantis, joined them. The Sailing Conductors Ben and Hannes were two German sound engineers, aspiring musicians and had just graduated.  They weren’t going to follow a...

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Take the plunge with these cool water adventures
Mar01

Take the plunge with these cool water adventures

If you fancy a weekend of high-adrenalin, that’s out of your comfort zone, but still quenches your aquatic appetite, why not try these for close-to-the-edge water adventures? We’ve put together a heart-pounding bucket list at selected ‘hot’ water spots all over the country.  Kloofing Kloofing or Canyoneering (as it’s known internationally) involves a whole lot more than just taking a leap of faith. It requires some hiking,...

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Olympian takes on 902km odyssey to teach deaf children to swim
Jan11

Olympian takes on 902km odyssey to teach deaf children to swim

Olympian takes on 902km odyssey to teach deaf children to swim This Olympian Swimmer was born deaf, is a silver medallist and the most celebrated Deaflympic athlete in the world. Terence Parkin has won a total of 34 medals, 31 of them were golds and he’s won the Midmar Mile twice. Now he’s taking on a grueling 902km cycle, swim and canoe odyssey to raise money for children with disabilities as part of the Deaf Children’s Learn to Swim...

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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, fish...

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Wavescape Festival – Clifton 4th Beach
Nov06

Wavescape Festival – Clifton 4th Beach

Wavescape Festival – Clifton 4th Beach Join us under the stars for the 14th year of the Wavescape Surf & Ocean conservation festival. We’re proud to have become one of Cape Town’s premier summer festivals. This year, we bring you 26 surfing and ocean films from around the world screened in 3 indoor locations, The Labia Cinema (6pm and 8pm, Thu 7 to Sun 10 Dec, R80), Jack Black Beer (7pm, 5th Dec, R80) and Wawa Wooden...

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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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