Witsand crew receive their IMO Awards:

Monday 26 November:

Sea Rescue volunteers from Station 33, Witsand; Coxswain Attie Gunter and his crewmen Leon Pretorius and Quentin Diener, received their International Maritime Organisation Certificates of Commendation in recognition of meritorious services, for the risky search and rescue operation of the four crew members of the catamaran yacht Gulliver.

The three volunteers were able to be flown to the ceremony in London with the help of kind donors to receive their certificates, and were accompanied to the ceremony by Mr. Ntuli Dumisani Alternate Permanent Representative of the Republic of South Africa to IMO.

Pictures by the IMO are available for download on Sea Rescue’s Flickr page.

Mr. Ntuli Dumisani, Quentin Diener, Leon Pretorius and Attie Gunter receive their awards in London.  Picture by IMO.

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4 Responses to “Witsand crew receive their IMO Awards:”

  1. Danie Viljoen
    28. Nov, 2012 at 12:08 #

    Good show! You made us proud. Congratulations from Station 30.

  2. Keenan Gambarana (Stn 18 & 29)
    28. Nov, 2012 at 14:27 #

    Very very well done! Congrats!

  3. Adi
    29. Nov, 2012 at 09:35 #

    Congrats Quentin and crew….well done
    Adi (Stn 26)

  4. Nombasa Tsengwa
    18. Dec, 2012 at 08:20 #

    Well done to the rescue crew for saving lives. That on it’s own is a miracle. But saving a life of special person like Greg West is a special feat, thanks a whole lot. Good deeds never go unnoticed and unrewarded. You are bound to walk in a shadow of greatness!!!!

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