Shark conservation at Shelly Beach

2016-06-09 06:00
PHOTOS: candyce krishna Surfers and locals before paddling out on Saturday morning.

PHOTOS: candyce krishna Surfers and locals before paddling out on Saturday morning.

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SHARK conservation was the topic­ of the day at the Silence of the Sharks campaign from Shelly Beach Ski-boat Club on Saturday.

The event was held a day before World Oceans Day, Sunday, 5 June.

It was the fourth paddle which Africa­ Dive Adventures hosted, but the first for Shelly Beach. The event started from St Mike’s prior to this.

The event got off to a late start, but that didn’t deter supporters.

Surfers gathered on the beach before the sun came up and paddled out to the backline to meet the boats.

They then placed flowers in the water­ while Roland Mauz explained the significance of the day.

Children from St Martins de Pores also attended the event.

Karen Butters Tredger and Heather Clark chatted to them about shark conservation, scuba diving and surfing.

“Our timing was not the greatest this year, but we got it done and were rewarded with happy smiling children who learnt more about the importance of shark conservation,” said Beulah Mauz of Africa Dive Adventures.

“We hope we created some awareness of this important issue and look forward to hosting this super event again in 2017,” she said.

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