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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16
Mar

Owner/Skipper of Yacht Boaz talks at Waste Conference, Port Elizabeth, July 2017

16
Mar

Meet Boaz #18 – A Loggerhead Turtle

There’s another BOAZ at sea! But BOAZ #18 doesn’t need a strong wind to move. He is underwater! Meet BOAZ #18 – A LOGGERHEAD TURTLE Our newest OCEAN AMBASSADOR Boaz was rescued at the same time as Legs #19, but until they met at the Two Oceans Aquarium’s rehab-and-release centre, they did not know each other. These two little loggerheads were

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8
Mar

BOAZ crew, guests and Ocean Ambassadors (just some)

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8
Mar

BOAZ at work

BOAZ has one purpose in life – to draw attention to the scourge of plastic pollution in our oceans. If we don’t stop this disastrous behaviour, chucking our garbage in the oceans, we will KILL THIS EARTH. HEY, IT’S THE ONLY PLANET WE HAVE! Here Boaz is anchored off Clifton Beach with a few Ambassadors on board to spread our

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8
Mar

Moonstruck (Clifton)

An NSRI benefit concert on Fourth Beach, Clifton, Cape Town.  A beautiful still evening, and a beach full of music lovers with a band so loud we could hear it 4 miles out to sea.  Guess the sound carries really well over water. Clifton beach is in the middle of the coast line – where all the yacht masts can

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8
Mar

A hot day in the V and A

Our usual place, and our thanks to the V and A for allowing us to use this stunning berth, and for sharing our mission to alert the people of this planet to the plight of our oceans,  due our careless use and disposal of plastics.  We are close to the seal platform in front of the Two Oceans Aquarium, who

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