TWO MORE SIGHTINGS!

Two sharks were seen from Fish Hoek mountain on Saturday morning between 11am and 1pm. They were spotted quite far out and their movements were monitored by the shark spotters. The good weather we have seen for the past few days has meant that the visibility has cleared up and we expect to see more sharks as the summer...

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New Phase for Shark Spotting Programme

With winter nearly over, the Shark Spotting Programme has undergone some changes in preparation for the summer season and the movement of the sharks to our inshore watersManagement of the project has been handed over to Kommetjie Environmental Awareness Group (KEAG). We are a well established NPO with over 18 years experience of environmental project management on the Cape Peninsula. KEAG is...

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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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First Aid Course

Monwabisi and Patrick with certificates for a first aid course which was attended by 20 shark spotters this...

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Shark Angels

Sea Shepherd NewsNews Releases11/15/2007 Shark Angels Arrive In The Bahamas 32 years after JawsTM showed a defenseless woman being dragged underwater and devoured by an insatiable monster, three women have come together to debunk that largely fictitious image.Shark enthusiasts Kim McCoy, Executive Director of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Julie Andersen, Director of Shark Savers, and...

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