Kitting out our containers

We use converted containers as boat sheds and Lifeguard huts.  We are grateful to the sponsors who donate these containers and to the transport companies who move them around at no charge. We share these facilities with other local lifeguards and we take time to furnish the inside with storage facilities and work space.  Our


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Learning to float or get to the edge of the water

Sea Rescue’s Survival Swimming trials commenced at the Sea Point Pavilion this week. Thanks to Friends of Sea Point Pavilion, our students and instructors have free access to the pool. 10 Grade 5 students from Prestwich Street Primary School have joined our instructors to learn basic water skills.  Learning to float, or get to the


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Sea trials

Clifford Ireland (NSRI Durban), Darren Zimmerman (NSRI Simon’s Town) and Mark Hughes (Operations Director) head to France this weekend to do sea trials on our new ORC Search and Rescue boat. The first two boats in this fleet will be stationed at Durban and Simon’s Town.


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Pink Buoys on Bikes, a RacePace & DHL initiative

Martin Droskie, owner of Racepace, Cindy Jacobsz and Stuart Moerdyk (NSRI)

Cindy Jacobsz visited us at Station 3 Table Bay today to collect the first of our Pink Rescue Buoy cycle jerseys which she will wear in the Coronation Double Century 200 km Endurance Race this weekend. Not afraid of a challenge, Cindy (who is visually impaired and a kidney donor) cycled over 500 km through


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Ian Hamilton, a lifetime of service

Mossel Bay NSRI Station 15 hosted a function for Ian Hamilton on Thursday 15 November 2018 to honor a man who was pivotal in starting negotiations in 1969 to establish a Sea Rescue station for the greater Mossel Bay area. Since the inception of the Mossel Bay NSRI in May 1971, Ian has been part


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New recruits will be doing safety patrols at Lamberts Bay, Elands Bay and Clanwilliam Dam:  

Rico Menezies, Mathys Koch, Stewart Seini and Nicole Anthoney with the new recruits.

Beach safety has been prioritised at Lamberts Bay, Elands Bay and Clanwilliam Dam this season.  NSRI has trained twelve new recruits who will conduct water safety patrols during the summer holiday season, as part of our drowning prevention drive on the West Coast.  This project has been sponsored by the Cederberg Municipality and Western Cape


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Vacancies for 2019

File image: Dr Berend Maarsingh

Sea Rescue has vacancies for 3 positions for 2019: Driver, Storeman and Donor Support Administrator. Vacancy: Driver  Reporting to: Training Manager Paterson Grading: B4 Remuneration: Gross Annual R 150 588* The gross annual includes 13 cheques / pays. Deductions that come off this include 7% pension, 50% medical aid premium and 1% UIF. Benefits over and above the annual amount include 8% pension, 50%


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