Security is a priority, with controlled 24-hour access and electrified perimeter fencing. The entire development is patrolled on a regular basis both day and night.

The Security Manager is Cora Zonovia Doubell. For any queries please contact him on 082 858 0817/ 042 2920084

Meet our Staff

Manager – Cora

Supervisor – Piti

Supervisor – Alfred

Know your Guards


Phillip Masengana is from Noupoort in the Northern Cape. Philip, whose mother tongue is isiXhosa is interested in sports and he enjoys reading. His ambition is to make a career in the security industry and he would like to become a manager or a law enforcement officer.


Angelo Elbrug is originally from Makhanda (Grahamstown). He is married and has a kid. Angelo is a keen rugby player and represented Rhodes University in the Varsity Shield series. He also attended the EP rugby academy. Angelo is a churchgoer and loves music. He sees himself as a senior surveillance officer or as a supervisor in the Marina control room.


Mlawu Piti, one of the Marina’s security supervisors, is from the small rural town of Tsolo, 42 km northwest of Mthatha. See the pic. Generally known as Piti, he loves sport and his family. His ambition is to run in future his own security company.


Sandra Ntsangani is one of the operators in the Marina’s security control room and she keeps a watchful eye on dozens of cameras. She sees her position as an extremely important one, “I help to keep our perimeter safe.” Sandra speaks isiXhosa and Afrikaans and is originally from East London. She loves sport, church and reading. Her ambition is to make a success of her career and to start her own business in future.


Anneline Jantjies is a versatile security officer. Apart from her work at the Marina gates, she also takes care of her family with three kids, jogs, and cooks. One of her favourite pastimes is baking and lasagne is a popular family dish. Originally from Patensie, she believes as a woman she is well equipped for a leadership role in the security industry. Anneline has been with the Marina since October 2018.


Sinethemba Nkilishane is one of the younger security guards and he says that the recent training courses offered by the Marina were invaluable for his career and he is looking forward to more learning opportunities. Recently he also started with training on the police boat. He is an avid soccer fan and supports Kaizer Chiefs. One of his pastimes is to entertain friends with his singing. Sinethemba is originally from eDikeni (Alice).


Nathan James, a security guard in the control room, joined the Marina in October last year. Last week the Marina Management thank him for his vigilance when he spotted that somebody was tampering with a security camera at the Claptons Beach complex. (See the pic. Nathan is pictured on the left with Security Manager, Johannes Voorslag.) The suspect, a resident, was caught red-handed. Nathan is originally from Patensie and he has a keen interest in computers and software. He says in his spare time he also installs CCTV cameras and fixes cars.


Christopher Ntuli is from the small town of Bizana on the border with KZN. Winnie Mandela and Oliver Tambo were born there. Christopher joined the Marina in January and he sees himself as a future businessman venturing into politics. He is an avid follower of business and political news. The Ntuli family has three kids


Alfred Tom says his job as a security guard and his family are his priorities. Alfred grew up on farms in the Tsitsikamma. He says he wants to ensure a good future for his four kids. His eldest daughter is studying human resources. Alfred played soccer at school, but his current hobby is watching movies.


Alex Gangathela says he loves the Marina so much that he wants to create a similar estate with waterways on the river at Ngqeleni, near Mthatha, where his mom stays. He is originally from Richmond in KZN. Alex, known for his friendly smile, has a passion for Kyokushin, a full-contact martial art which is rooted in a philosophy of self-improvement, discipline, and hard training. He says he believes that security staff should undergo physical training because fitness is important. Alex has three kids and joined the Marina in 2017.


Mvuyisi Cula says he was a versatile rugby player at his school in Port St Johns. He played right prop, eighth man and fullback. These days, his focus is on security. Before joining the Marina in 2014, he was with a private security company that looked after the Marina. Cula, as he is known, has a daughter and he hopes that she will become an accountant. His dream is to start a poultry farm at his hometown of Port St Johns one day where there is a great need for investment and job creation.


Phumzile Popa started recently working at the Marina as a security guard, but he was previously involved with Ocean View’s Neighbourhood Watch. He attended meetings with the Marina which led to donations of uniforms (bibs) and torches to Neighbourhood Watches. Two years ago, a disaster struck the Popa family when his house was destroyed by a fire. Marina residents contributed food, clothing, cash, and furniture to get the family back on their feet. Phumzile says he is a family man who strives for a better life.


Lennox Ntwanambi has a keen interest in the history of the Cold War era, the Cuban Missile Crisis and the boxing legend and activist Muhammad Ali (previously known as Cassius Clay). He also enjoys reading detective stories. On the sport field he played soccer, rugby, and cricket. He was also a builder and considers himself a good handyman and would like to be more involved with maintenance work on homes. Lennox is originally from East London, and he has a wife and six kids. He says the recent training courses for the Marina’s guards were excellent and he enjoyed especially the course on customer care.


Sikhu Mnukwanu enjoyed his time as tracker when he helped foreign big game hunters to obtain their trophies. Their tips in dollars and in euro were good. Sikhu likes to work with people and his current job suits him well. He says he is an avid reader and is looking for a good English dictionary. Sikhu and his family stays very close to the Marina on the alternative route which was introduced to the Marina’s residents.


Richard Piet is the Marina’s new security guard. He is originally from Gqeberha, married and has five children. The family plans to get a home in J Bay. Richard has a penchant for potjiekos while his wife likes to braai. He has been in the security industry for eighteen years and he likes community work. Richard is looking forward to work at the Marina and believes the Marina offers good career prospects.

Contact Details

  1. Our Control Room is manned 24/7.
  2. For immediate assistance with security or medical emergencies, we recommend that you in the first instance phone the Control Room on 042 292 0457. The Control Room is set up with all emergency numbers and using a continuous tracking system they know exactly where each guard is at any given time. They are thus best placed to get help or assistance to you without delay.

Other Security numbers are:

Cora Zonovia Doubell – Security Manager 082 858 0817/ 042 2920084

Gate 1 – 042 292 0812

Gate 2 – 042 292 0327

Emergency Response Vehicle – 072 352 0336