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13
Oct

We are looking for a Marketing Intern

Motivated, Keen to go Places, Social Media Savvy, Marketing Skills??   The Yacht Boaz team is looking for an Intern to help us spread our message.   Have a look at this – 20181012 marketing and social media intern MSMI Clean 2 Interested?  Send an email to Andy our staff manager – ajmvanzyl@gmail.com with a motivational letter and a brief CV.

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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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5
Sep

‘Mayday’, and its Dive Week in Simonstown

Away from the V and A Waterfront, our usual berth, to Simonstown to support the Dive Festival.   On the way we supported the Freedom Paddle for kayakers, to Robben Island Here’s Nick cheering them on   Wish the seas were as pristine as this sky   Diverse divers.  The best clear sea, weather and viewing conditions.  Boaz had a

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5
Sep

Manta Trawls Boaz sampling off Sea Point

MANTA TRAWL IN ACTION   Here’s our Manta Trawl alongside Boaz.  It’s not designed to clean the oceans, but to sample them so we get an idea of what is floating out there.  We trawl along the Sea Point coastline, which is heavily populated, and has foul sewers and stormwater drains spilling directly into the ocean.  The trawl is 600

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4
Sep

Cape Town – Oh, the Glory of it

April Fool’s Day – and the joke is there is no howling South-Easter, just a perfect day                        Just enough wind to fill the sails – with the engines idling we get 4 knots     A relaxed Sunday                 A big white

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9
Apr

Boaz Ambassadors and First Trawl 8 April 2018

BOAZ has a Mission to take Action to Spread Awareness about the plight of our Oceans – filling up with plastic So every Sunday we sail from The Victoria and Alfred Basin in Cape Town with Volunteers, on their way to becoming Ocean Ambassadors On 8th April we had a full crew – Volunteers from Norway, USA, and locally. ViaVolunteers,

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