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Good News for Local Whales

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Tue, 2 July 2019

Good to know that DEFF has heeded calls after the City of Cape Town joined voices calling for a halt to octopus fishing after the death of another whale, a young Humpback, writes Spike.

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Rapid Response Saves Surfer

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Fri, 28 June 2019

Quick thinking, a phone call and a super fast response by members of NSRI Station 21 in Cape St Francis led to the rescue of a 22-year-old Cape Town surfer yesterday, writes Spike.

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The JBay Wild Card

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Thu, 27 June 2019

Before you jump up and down about how wild cards work for the Corona JBay Open, remember that a lack of sponsorship resulted in the demise of the Supertrial, writes Craig Jarvis.

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Winter Finally Wakes Up

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Thu, 27 June 2019

A barrage of winter storms are lining up the Cape for a pummelling, with one about to strike, and another two to make landfall within the next five days, writes Spike.

Read more: Winter Finally Wakes Up

Gunning for a Corona JBay Open Hat-Trick

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Thu, 27 June 2019

Can Filipe Toledo be the first in history to scoop a JBay hat-trick? Craig Jarvis ponders the pressures he will face, not least from a big Saffa hungry for a win on home surf.

Read more: Gunning for a Corona JBay Open Hat-Trick

The Lombok Lowdown

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Wed, 26 June 2019

In Part 3 of his Indo Diaries, surf travel guru Greg Bertish packs his family in a hired seven seater for a long trek east to Lombok that finds a salty reward, and an ice-cold Bintang.

Read more: The Lombok Lowdown

Pollution Shocker

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Wed, 26 June 2019

The sea around Cape Town is so polluted, pharmaceutical and industrial chemicals are accumulating in the flesh of fish caught off the coast, writes Steve Kretzmann of Groundup.

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Loops Headlines JBay Winterfest

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Tue, 25 June 2019

Surfer Jeremy Loops joins headline acts Desmond and the Tutus, Easy Freak and Matthew Mole for the Vibe in the Park free music sessions at the JBay Winterfest next month.

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Now for the Corona Open J-Bay

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Mon, 24 June 2019

Jordy Smith surged to 4th in the world afer his 2nd to Filipe Toledo in Rio yesterday, but the Brasilian will again pose a threat to Jordy at home - he is the defending winner at JBay.

Read more: Now for the Corona Open J-Bay

Gasillions of Brasilians!

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Sun, 23 June 2019

Gasillions of Brasilians packed their beaches as countrymen and women fell by the wayside in the Oi Rio Pro, while fortune (and the judges) smiled on Jordy Smith in the Round of 16.

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A Vic Bay Classic

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Sun, 23 June 2019

Fun 3-4' lines helped home-grown heroine Bianca Buitendag and Slade Prestwich (Durban) win the inaugural Vic Bay Classic on the last stop of the 2019 City Surf Series yesterday.

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