The Mossel Bay Yacht and Boat Club will offer a host of activities for young and old from 4 to 5 February 2012 as the Club’s contribution to the 2012 Dias Festival. The festival starts on 2 February 2012 with a music concert and ends on 5 February 2012.
The programme at the Club includes a keel boat race around the seal island and back on Saturday, 4 February 2012. The skippers briefing will take place at 10:30 and the race will commence at 12:00. The contact person for this Estienne Arndt at 0832544824 or Estienne@extrememarathons.com.
A sponsored angling competition will take place on the same day from 08:00 to 16:00. The contact person is Paul Kemp at 0769010034 or email@example.com.
The Club will open its premises to the general public from 08:00 to 16:00 on 4 February and again the following day.
The Open Day activities include various diving activities, including a scuba diving demonstration in a splash pool or in the sea in front of the club, a diving treasure hunt from 10:00 to 12:00 on 4 February, snorkelling and a safety talk for children. The National Sea Rescue Institute will also do a mock rescue of a diver that had gone down.
There will be opportunities for shore as well as boat dives, while the latest diving equipment will be exhibited at the Club. Visitors will also be able to buy second-hand diving gear.
A climbing wall will also be erected at the Club for the more adventurous, while a surfski race is being planned for 4 February 2012. More details about this race will be made known soon.
The idea is of the Open Day is to introduce people to the Club and the contact persons in this regard are Paul Tennant at 0824981980, or e-mail ipaul.tennant @petrosa.co.za, or Eddie Creed at 082 8959796 or e-mail eddie.creed @ petrosa.co.za.
UPGRADING OF LOUIS FOURIE ROAD COMMENCES
Published: Municipality - Thursday, 10 March 2016
A project to upgrade sections of Louis Fourie Road in Mossel Bay has just started and road users and the general public are requested to exercise caution over the next nine months in the vicinity of the construction sites.. Read More...
ALIEN INVASIVE PLANTS POSE SERIOUS THREAT TO BIO-DIVERSITY
Published: Internal News Release - Friday, 26 February 2016
Alien invasive plants such as black wattle, bugweed, some cannas, wild ginger, lantana, loquat trees and jacarandas, to name but a few, pose the most serious threat to bio-diversity in South Africa, after climate change. An appeal is therefore made to the public not to plant these plants on their properties and to eradicate them where they occur.. Read More...
2016 DIAS FESTIVAL A RESOUNDING SUCCESS
Published: Internal News Release - Friday, 12 February 2016
The fifth Dias Festival since the Municipality took the co-ordination of the Festival over in 2012 was once again a resounding success.. Read More...
ROMANTIC FRENCH SHOW AND OSCAR WILDE AT DIAS FESTIVAL
Published: Internal News Release - Friday, 29 January 2016
The 2016 Dias Festival, which takes place from 3 February 2016 to 7 February 2016, will again include entertainment for those who like to enjoy their music in quieter surroundings than the festival arena – and this year it will be in the form of a romantic French show and an Oscar Wilde show by Emile Minnie and Jeroen Kranenburg respectively.. Read More...
DIAS FESTIVAL WILL BE A TRUE MEETING OF CULTURES
Published: Internal News Release - Monday, 25 January 2016
The 2016 Dias Festival will do justice to its slogan of “Where Cultures Meet.” In addition to South African cultures, the cultures of the People’s Republic of China, Indonesia, Madagascar, Spain and Germany will also be represented at this year’s festival.. Read More...