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

There’s job at sea, but you need to know your stuff!

There’s jobs at sea but you need to know your stuff With a coastline in excess of 2 500kms, and some of the finest fishing on the planet, it makes sense that South Africans consider a career at sea. But it can be a dangerous place and it’s critical that you’re properly qualified to work

Sep 30, 2016 / No Comments

Enjoy the life of the rich and famous

That’s right, a cruise aboard the 45-foot custom-built Peroni catamaran will have you appreciating what the finer things in life offer. The Peroni catamaran has two forward cabins, a huge galley area for preparing snacks, two large well ventilated toilets and a huge canopy covered cockpit for up to 36 guests. All modern electronics and

Sep 21, 2016 / No Comments

Make sure you’re trained before heading to sea

Bartholomeu Dias called it the Cape of Storms for good reason. So if you are planning to spend time at sea it’s best to ensure that you are suitably qualified, and a great place to start is the Ocean Sailing Academy based in Langebaan. Established in 1979, Ocean Sailing Academy has grown into the largest

Sep 18, 2016 / No Comments

Stand Up Paddling, a perfect way to keep fit and enjoy the sea

Red paddle, one of the world’s leading brands of stand-up paddle boards – more commonly referred to as SUPs, will be on display and demonstration at this year’s Boat Show at the V&A Waterfront Marina. This is a great opportunity to get your feet wet and try a board out in the perfectly calm waters

Sep 15, 2016 / No Comments

Owning a luxury yacht is easier than you think

Long considered the sole domain of the rich and famous, owning a luxury yacht or motor cruiser is now substantially easier thanks to an innovative ownership scheme called shareboats. With price tags starting around R6.5million – that would buy you a new Princess V39 – traditional boat ownership can have high barriers to entry. Purchasing

Sep 08, 2016 / No Comments

Cape Town Boat Show consolidates at the V&A Waterfront

Cape Town Boat Show consolidates at the V&A Waterfront The Cape Town International Boat Show (CTIBS) will be held at one consolidated venue at the V&A Waterfront Marina North Wharf from 14 to 16 October 2016 with the largest ever on-water display of luxury yachts, catamarans and motor cruisers, and a 1 000m 2 dryland

Sep 02, 2016 / No Comments

Why exhibit at the Boat show?

You’ll reach consumers at the best time to make a sale—When they are looking! The show is a marine marketplace like no other—it draws avid boaters, fishermen and water sports enthusiast from all over the country. They come to shop—to compare products, discover what’s new and see products they’ve researched online in person. Exhibiting is

Mar 08, 2016 / No Comments

All at one venue

Its with great excitement that we would like to announce that the Cape Town International Boat Show will be held at its natural home, the V&A Waterfront, this year. For the first time we will be able to present the show under one roof. The benefits are enormous, being situated in the heart of South

Mar 08, 2016 / 1 Comment