WHALE CARCASS WASHES UP AT MUIZENBERG

BLUBBER DELIGHT On Wednesday 26 November a large whale carcass washed to shore at Muizenberg. The carcass was evidence that some out-of-the-ordinary feeding activities had been taking place at sea. Shark bites were evident all over the dead body and five shark sightings were recorded by Shark Spotters that day. On inspection of the bites it showed many of them to be from white sharks. White...

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Bryde’s Whale Carcass washes up at Muizenberg

Yesterday, Wednesday 26th November, a Bryde’s whale carcass washed up at the river mouth on Muizenberg Beach. The beach was closed all day yesterday and will be closed today (thursday). Five sharks were sighted at Muizenberg yesterday, attracted by the scent of the whale. More information to...

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SPOTTER ROBBED ON MUIZENBERG MOUNTAIN WATCH

On Friday 17th October, Eric Myeko was robbed by unknown assailants as he scanned for sharks at the Spotters Hut on Boyes Drive above Muizenberg beach. The robbers took his binoculars, a kenwood radio (used to communicate with other Spotters on the beach), a marine radio (used to communicate with Sea Rescue and other emergency services), his polaroid sunglasses, and a small amount of cash. The...

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Summer Shark Season 2008/2009

After some long winter months with no activity, the spotters are beginning to see the signs of summer returning, with 2 sharks being spotted in our waters already this month. On 5th August a shark was spotted at the Hoek, Noordhoek and on 18th August one was also spotted at Muizenberg. With this in mind we ask all sea-users to familiarise themselves with the four flag system used by the spotters....

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Stingray in Muizenberg

National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) Media Release: Muizenberg, 11 February, 2008: Surfer stung by stingray: At 16h20 Cape Medical Response (CMR) were activated to a report of a surfer stung by a stingray at Muizenberg’s Surfers Corner while surfing.The NSRI were placed on alert. On arrival on-scene CMR paramedics found the surfer, 29 year old Ryan Koch, from Kommetjie, at Roxy’s Surf School,...

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Earthwave, Muizenberg 2 Sep 2007

http://www.earthwave2007.com/ Earthwave – The Global Surf ChallengeWorld’s first global surfing event2 September 2007 International organisations endorse Earthwave Global Surf Challenge The Earthwave Global Surf Challenge, an initiative created to showcase the global surfing community and its environmental concerns, has been endorsed by the International Surfing Association (ISA) and the...

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