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25
Feb

Spreading The Love: Music, Food & The Ocean.

We’ve been super busy spreading the love this month.     This Valentines Day we decided to do something a little different and set off to Clifton with Das Kapital, Esizayo sponsored by Radisson red, for a live stream. Despite the Cape Town Chaos of load shedding we spent the day surrounded by Cape Towns beauty with the smooth sounds

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6
Feb

Sunrise Surprises

Waking up at before 5am does not inspire most people, however chasing sunrises aboard Boaz …. Who wouldn’t want to do that?         The boat was filled with a mixture of interesting, fascinating and inspiring people, everyone can from completely different backgrounds and points of view however we call came together over our love for the ocean,

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4
Feb

Madagascar: Waste Not- Want Not.

Last week, driving through Bot River village, wind-blown plastic bags dominated the scrub bush and pine plantation on the edges of town.   Three weeks previously I drove over 1000km through Madagascar, and via many similar small villages – guess what? No plastic bags visible, at least not like in Bot River.     How can this be, I wondered?

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23
Jan

First Trawl of the New Year!

First Trawl of the New Year!       Sunday fun day, saw us heading out with a group of excited passengers. Eager to learn and share about how we can help save this beautiful ocean we were gliding over.Boaz sailed towards to the Black River mouth in Table Bay where we deployed our manta trawl for the first time

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17
Jan

Fleur de Passion, The Incredible Journey.

The 33-meter majestic Fleur de Passion has arrived in Cape Town! In the final phase of its four year long expedition circumnavigating the world, using Ferdinand Magellan’s route as its guide, she has found her way to the V & A Waterfront on the tail end of her journey.       Why is she so special you may be

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19
Sep

Hout Bay Clean Up 20180915

Hout Bay Harbour, on 15 September 2018. This is International Clean Up Day, and aims at being the biggest crowd effort in the history of the world.  Beaches, cities, rivers, dams, canals, roads, villages – you name it, they will all be cleaned up simultaneously. We are so proud to support Old Mutual Sub-Aqua Club, Sea the Bigger Picture, False

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18
Sep

Trawl 20180916 Atlantic, off Scarborough

Trawl, Sunday, off Scarborough, heading south A good sail down the peninsula to round Cape Point, so we were hoping that for once the haul would be good and clean, no plastic.  We deployed the Neuston trawl for one hour, about three miles, at 3 to 4 knots,  under sail, so we gave the scoop an easy ride. We put

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12
Sep

Trawl 20180909

Sunny, 1 m swell, 5 knots breeze from north-west     A good haul, in the sense that there was less than usual   Still needs close inspection Summary

7
Sep

Boaz getting famous

Amongst our amazing guests who join us on our weekly voyages of discovery in the world of plastic in the ocean,  we recently entertained an international Actor and a Solo Violinist/Conductor.  Have a look below to see who…. Here’s our crew for a recent sail to Clifton Amalia de Abreu, Colleen Lindberg, Walter Van Dyk, Anthony Marwood, Dylan Irion, Jessica

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7
Sep

Have things changed at all?

A look back 45 years ago – –   The Text of this article is below WEEKEND ARGUS OCTOBER 27 1973 Anglers, conservationists, boatmen in call for sanctuaries UNDERSEA NATURE AND FISH RESERVE IS URGED FOR FALSE BAY By ALLEN PIZZEY SPRINGBOK spearfishermen, anglers, leading conservationists, marine biologists, members of the tourist industry and the big Cape boat clubs this

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