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It’s a Shark! It’s a Submarine! It’s a Bathysphere! It’s a …Fish?

Waterfront Charters recommend their Ocean Safaris as the best way to get to see this amazing sea creature. They have an otherworldly look about them, and watching their fins as they wave through the water (the tell-tale difference between a sunfish fin and a shark fin: the shark’s fins cut straight through the water) and then seeing the huge round bulk underneath – incredible.

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Heliostāsio: The Stand of the Sun*

So the 21st of June will only have a full nine hours and fifty-three minutes of sunshine: we hope you make the most of it. Waterfront Charters think that this early setting of the sun marks a great opportunity: our Sunset Champagne Cruises are obliged to set sail somewhat earlier during the shorter days (always check the website beforehand for departure time), and in terms of relativity (again), we get back to harbour earlier.

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Miss Earth South Africa and World Ocean Day: Helping Avert Extinction

Benjamin Disraeli said that there are lies, damned lies and statistics. Sometimes, however, we must turn to statistics to show what Al Gore called ‘inconvenient truths’. Consider these numbers: 71% of the world’s surface is covered by oceans. We have two of these bodies of water washing our shores in South Africa; the Indian and Atlantic Oceans. Around 99% of South Africans love the sea (I made that one up, but fault me if you can), but we still don’t care enough to stop polluting the waters. Believe this: 65% of our country’s waste ends up in the sea. That […]

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