SATS General Botha, diving Cape Town, lesser know wrecks

Diving Cape Town – lesser known wrecks – SATS General Botha

The General Botha’s not only the deepest shipwreck in False Bay, it’s by far the longest serving and most historically significant of the “Lesser known shipwrecks” series. It is the ship largely responsible for training the South African Navy, and later scuttled by gunfire from the Scalla Battery in Simon’s Town. The wreck lays below […]

Diving Cape Town, how to check the weather using windguru and windfinder

A guide to understanding Windguru for diving Cape Town

SCUBA diving Cape Town can range from absolutely stunning to downright dangerous depending on the conditions, which can change from one extreme to the other in a matter of hours. In order to plan when and where to dive it is important to be able to understand the confusing array of numbers, colours and arrows that […]