LaMuse Classic Women’s Surfing Event
Jul13

LaMuse Classic Women’s Surfing Event

In honour of Women’s Month, the LaMuse Classic women’s longboard surfing event will be held in Muizenberg, Cape Town this August.   LaMuse is a love of the Ocean The LaMuse Classic is a dynamic event that encourages women of all ages, backgrounds and varying capabilities, who might otherwise feel intimidated to surf in a regular contest, to come together to enjoy and share a common love for the ocean. As the name “LaMuse”...

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Above the Clouds with Pro Kitesurfer Carl Ferreira
May18

Above the Clouds with Pro Kitesurfer Carl Ferreira

We chatted to pro kitesurfer Carl Ferreira – a vibrant and super talented athlete who is a homegrown Capetonian, learnt to kiteboard at 10 and is now making waves and catching big air on the international circuit. Q: What are your major successes in your kitesurfing career? Achieving 1st at the South African Kitesurf Champs. Placing 2nd in the worlds biggest kitesurfing race. Also recently signing with an Italian Kitesurf brand called...

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We team up with Waves For Change
Apr18

We team up with Waves For Change

Amanzi has joined forces with Waves for Change (W4C) – an award-winning surf therapy programme that is changing lives, one wave at a time. We have chosen this inspiring programme as our social responsibility partner going forward. Today we introduce their incredible work and the impact they are making in Africa. Surf Therapy where it all began The inspiration started with Ashoka Fellow Tim Conibear who is an avid surfer. After...

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Longboarding SA champs head to Lambert’s Bay
Apr05

Longboarding SA champs head to Lambert’s Bay

Every year SA’s most skilled longboard surfers undertake a pilgrimage to a pristine surf spot along the coastline and battle it out for the coveted SA championship titles.  This year is no different, except they’ve chosen Lambert’s Bay and they won’t just be catching waves. Amanzi chatted with Western Province Longboarding Chairman, Carl Zimmerman.  SA Champs goes coastal in Lambert’s Bay The longboarding fraternity in South Africa is...

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Take the plunge at the Two Oceans Aquarium
Mar26

Take the plunge at the Two Oceans Aquarium

As an experienced dive instructor, I’ve had the privilege of diving in the most awe-inspiring underworld locations in Southern Africa. However, I had never been to the one special space on our doorstep that offers a dive experience like none other. Scuba diving at the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town is definitely worthy of being included on everyone’s bucket list. This was my experience. By Lisa Leathes. Diving with a diving legend...

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Drought & water polo – schools get creative
Mar19

Drought & water polo – schools get creative

In an unprecedented move, WP Schools’ Water Polo has deferred the schools’ league and playoff tournament to the fourth term as a result of the ongoing drought in the region. While some schools are not on the municipal water grid, there are many others that are.  In a bid to keep the game alive, Amanzi was very impressed to see how creative several schools have been. Fish Hoek School has transformed Kalk Bay Harbour into a playing pool...

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