Top 10 Tidal Pools in Cape Town
Jan25

Top 10 Tidal Pools in Cape Town

Top 10 Tidal Pools in Cape Town  Only 13 out of 35 public swimming pools in Cape Town remain open. The rest are closed in a desperate bid to preserve our precious water reserves. These days most private pools are looking more like frog ponds. Thankfully our surrounding oceans have plenty of water. Our coastline boasts a range of natural tidal pools offering welcome relief from a sweltering Cape Summer. The best part is that they don’t...

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S.A.’s top Kite Surfer – Michelle Sky Hayward.
Nov17

S.A.’s top Kite Surfer – Michelle Sky Hayward.

South Africa’s Kite Surfing champion, a Maaji Swimwear model and travels extensively while blogging about ‘living the dream’. And she’s only 25.  Amanzi had the pleasure of shooting the breeze with Michelle Sky Hayward about her journey, her secret health tips and her aspirations for the future. What have been some of your major successes and milestones in your career that led you to becoming a professional kitesurfer? Michelle:...

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Granadilla Lollies inspire local Swimwear Label
Nov14

Granadilla Lollies inspire local Swimwear Label

Granadilla Swimwear has taken the online and retail fashion space by storm. Inspired by Cape Town’s Summer beach anthem “Ice-cream, cole drink, granadilla lolly” two entrepreneurs had an ‘AHA’ moment and a brand was born. Amanzi chatted to Josh Meltz and Adam Duxbury, the dynamic duo behind the fruity, colourful and funky Granadilla brand. Celebrating Local Creatives Adam and Josh set out to create a proudly South African swimwear...

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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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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 kite-surfing...

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Big Wave World Tour Blocked From Dungeons
Mar26

Big Wave World Tour Blocked From Dungeons

Big Wave World Tour Blocked From Dungeons It has been made official that the Big Wave World Tour will not grace Cape Town’s shores this winter -this even after being offered a ‘free’ event by the World Surf League. The Big Wave World Tour Blocked From Dungeons. The BWWT comes to South Africa’s shores annually in hope that the big wave beast, Dungeons, will come to life during the stipulated waiting period in order to crown a champion....

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