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How to Call the Goodwave


Fri, 17 February 2017

The Cell C Goodwave has begun a one-year waiting period and we're starting to study the swell forecasts with emphasis on twirlies forming SE of Durban, writes official forecaster Spike.

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Laureus Lauds W4C


Thu, 16 February 2017

Life has been a blur lately for Waves For Change director Tim Conibear, who flew into Cape Town in the early hours this morning clutching a rather prestigious award, writes Spike

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Shape Shifting Time


Thu, 16 February 2017

Iconic shaper Spider Murphy is regarded as a pioneer of surfboard design who has been integral to the evolution of surfing. He tells Mark Muller how it all came about. Part 1 of 2. 

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Muizies Club Seals Win


Mon, 13 February 2017

Muizenberg-based SWOT Surf Club has won the 2017 Billabong National Interclub Champs at Seal Point over the weekend, home of former defending champs Seal Point Boardriders. 

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Saffa Surfback


Sun, 12 February 2017

SA Surfers got good results overseas this week, with Matt McGillivray 5th and Sarah Baum 9th in Australia, while Benji Brand took 17th in Hawaii at the Volcom Pipe Pro.

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First Aid for Stranded Marine Animals


Thu, 9 February 2017

Here's what to do when a marine animal is stranded on land, by Marine Ecologist Dr Jennifer Olbers of Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife, who spoke at a workshop held at uShaka Sea World in Durban.

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Seals Sign


Tue, 7 February 2017

Defending Champions Seal Point Boardriders will host the Billabong South African Interclub Championships at their local break this weekend for the second consecutive time.

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What Sorcery is This?


Wed, 1 February 2017

They bathed in celestial sparks of electric blue on a nocturnal hunt in the dark deep. Taun Healy, of Blue Owl Media, joins the Bioluminescent Hunters for a magical night of alien oddity.

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Tomorrow Never Dies


Wed, 1 February 2017

The name’s Ziff, Dirk Ziff, and I am richer (and more suave) than James Bond. You may know me as one of the richest men in Florida, US, with my net worth listed at US$5 billion.

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Eye of the Storm


Tue, 31 January 2017

A stiff tail wind is a double-edged sword for ocean hell-man Chris Bertish as he surges towards Florida on his crazy quest, writes Spike, who stands agape at the sheer lunacy of it all.

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Saffas on Fire


Mon, 30 January 2017

Undaunted by booming 10-15' surf, South Africans Benji Brand and Sebastian Williams posted a 5th and 9th at the Sunset Open, a WSL Qualifying Series (QS) event in Hawaii on Saturday.

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