City erects new shark signage at its beaches

The City of Cape Town, in conjunction with the Shark Spotters Programme, has designed three new signs to improve shark safety on Cape Town’s beaches. These signs seek to increase awareness about the presence of sharks (Great White sharks in particular), and to guide beach users on the workings of Shark Spotting Programme. “Significant improvements have been made to the shark warning system...

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Shark Photo Caption competition

Soccer enthusiasm is connecting people and communities in many fun ways – and sharks appear to be part of the scene. Staff at the Save Our Seas – Shark Center in St James have kitted out their Great White in support of Bafana Bafana. Come up with the best, the funniest or the most clever caption for the photo of the model shark in soccer kit and stand a chance to win a magnificent...

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Shark Spotters Comedy Night a HUGE success!

On Monday 7th June Mark Sampson and Nik Rabinowitz entertained over 500 Shark Spotters supporters at Fish Hoek High School. All proceeds of the event went to Shark Spotters, and we managed to generate over R42,000 for the program! Thank You! This will be used to cover some of the budget shortfall for the program and therefore allow the spotters to continue working over the next few months and...

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Shark Spotters assist with Plumstead Triathlon

To Monwabisi and the SharkspottersThe inaugural PTC Simonstown Triathlon took place on the 30th of May 2010. Its was a great success with all entered atheletes finishing the race, and very imporatntly form a race organisers point of view, everyone having a safe race, without incident.I would like to thank Monwabisi and the sharkspotters for their involvement on the day. Sharkspotters played a...

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Spotters training with African Shark Eco Charters

Throughout May the Shark Spotters have been lucky enough to have been given the opportunity by Rob and Karen at African Shark Eco Charters to help out on their cage diving expeditions. They have been joining the ASEC crew on trips to seal island and learning more about Great White Sharks up close and personal, as well as helping out with all aspects of the cage diving...

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