We specialise in

Water Safety

and Supported Swimming

Founded in 2009, Big Bay Events specializes in managing water-based events with particular emphasis on providing water safety to swimming, triathlon, Kite surfing, SUP and surf ski events and has become the 1st choice water safety company in the Western Cape. We are well known for the Stand-Up Paddle boards that are used by lifeguards during events, providing maximum visibility for both the lifeguards and participants.


Derrick Frazer

About Us

Big Bay Events competently provides event management and water safety to large, high profile International as well as local and regional events; however, the following personalised services are our speciality and are available to both local and international swimmers.

  • Support pilot for experienced and 1st time swimmers
  • Robben Island getaways – swim to the Island and sleep over experiencing a typical South African dinner
  • English Channel and False Bay preparation training camps
  • Personalised swim trips – Cape Town and surrounding areas
Derrick Frazer is the most experienced pilot in the world. And his results show it. He prepared me for my swim along the length of the English Channel. He was truly outstanding.
Endurance swimmer and UN Patron of the Oceans