RCYC Youth Regatta 2019 celebrates the next generation of sailors both privileged and previously disadvantaged
Jun28

RCYC Youth Regatta 2019 celebrates the next generation of sailors both privileged and previously disadvantaged

RCYC Youth Regatta 2019 celebrates the next generation of sailors both privileged and previously disadvantaged  The annual Youth Regatta, organized by RCYC’s Sailing Academy, strives to cast a spotlight on its next generation of sailors, boys and girls, some of whom are from township schools, and others from private schools like Bishops. On the water, background, gender or race do not matter – all that matters is manoeuvring a...

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Riding the thoughts behind non surf topics – Surfing with Satre
Apr04

Riding the thoughts behind non surf topics – Surfing with Satre

Riding the thoughts behind non surf topics – Surfing with Satre When you mix the skills of a lifelong surfer with the writings of a Prof in philosophy, understandably we would be expecting some sort of commentary on freedom and exploring the simplicity of what is behind the human subject. Author, Aaron James cleverly “unbundles” how growth in capitalist wealth has released many from the dreaded seven-day work week,...

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Frank Solomon – Surfer & Ocean Sentinel
Dec13

Frank Solomon – Surfer & Ocean Sentinel

We had the pleasure of interviewing our local ocean entrepreneur and activist Frank Solomon – an international pro surfer, lifesaver endorsed by various brands and founder of the Sentinel Ocean Alliance.  Want to tell me a little bit about yourself?  I grew up in Hout Bay, in Valley Road – lived around here my whole life. Went to Krenendal, Camps Bay High then started life-saving. I have been surfing since I was...

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Cape Town and The Next World (Wa)te(r) Crisis
Dec06

Cape Town and The Next World (Wa)te(r) Crisis

Cape Town was the first major modern city to face a water crisis. In the next couple of months to years, capital cities all over the world will also face the threat of running out of clean water.    “The notion that water is plentiful – it covers 70% of the planet – is false, as only 2.5% of all water is freshwater.” “The notion that water is plentiful – it covers 70% of the planet – is false, as only 2.5%...

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We Are Water – The Mind Behind Ahim’SA And Yoga Beach Therapy
Nov21

We Are Water – The Mind Behind Ahim’SA And Yoga Beach Therapy

We spoke to Sylvain Lonchay, founder of Ahim’SA – an organization that offers yoga beach therapy as a tool against violence of the body and the mind. 1) Could you tell me a little bit about yourself? How did you get into the NGO world? ” I founded the Inspire Centre to promote Mindfulness and wellbeing at work. Contributing to leadership programmes for Right Management. At an executive level, I developed tools...

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