2016 October

Good weather, good crowds and good business


The 16th Cape Town International Boat Show closed its doors yesterday with consensus from exhibitors that it was a success. ‘The leisure boating industry has been under stress for several years, there are a number of companies that have closed shop in the past 12 months, but exhibitors were upbeat about this year’s show,’ says

Oct 17, 2016 / No Comments

Long-tail boating


Native to Thailand, long-tail boating has become a popular form of boat power particularly in situations where conventional outboard motors are not feasible due to the depth of water or the abundance of water-borne vegetation. And Tim Deverson of longtailboating.com is bringing it to Southern Africa. Invariably cheaper than outboards, that incorporate sophisticated gearboxes, long-tail

Oct 11, 2016 / No Comments

Listen to Cape Talk and win big with the Boat Show


Once again the Cape Town International Boat Show is partnering with Cape Talk to bring you some fantastic prizes on the daily Rapid Fire segment of John Maytham’s popular drive-time show. John is world famous for his general knowledge and listeners go to ever-increasing lengths to stump him every day after the 17h30 news. During

Oct 10, 2016 / No Comments

Connecting and Developing the Boating Industry in South Africa


MARINE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA Connecting and Developing the Boating Industry in South Africa MIASA is an industry association linking companies across South Africa to represent and grow the boating and marine manufacturing industry. MIASA plays a vital role in liaising between industry, government and other stakeholders to promote the industry. It seeks to

Oct 06, 2016 / No Comments

Cape to Rio in a row boat for two


Cape to Rio in a row boat for two When you put two of the world’s most extreme adventurers together there’s bound to be only one outcome: an event so epic that mere mortals quiver at the thought! Braam Malherbe and Peter van Kets will be departing Cape Town on 1 January 2017 to row

Oct 03, 2016 / No Comments