Man missing in the surf:

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Andre Fletcher, NSRI Durban station commander, said: At 18h00, Friday, 06th July, NSRI Durban duty crew were activated following reports of a 20 year old man, from Pretoria East, missing in the surfline at Durban’s North Beach after he had reportedly been caught in rip currents while swimming before disappearing beneath the surf. NSRI Durban


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Station 5 Durban honour crew at an awards function

Station 5 Durban hosted their Station Awards evening this week.   Station Commander, Clifford Ireland shared rescue stories and updated donors on our activities over the past year. Video presentations further served to highlight the dedication and achievements of NSRI before the awards were handed out including 5 Honorary Life Memberships. The evening closed with snacks,


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Callouts for Durban and Strand:

DURBAN: Clifford Ireland, NSRI Durban station commander, said: From 06h00 this morning, Tuesday, 30th January, NSRI Durban duty crew, NSRI ASR (Airborne sea rescue) rescue swimmers, the SA Air Force (SAAF) 15 Squadron and Netcare 911 rescue paramedics prepared to depart from Durban to rendezvous with the ship MV Lake D 50 nautical miles off-shore


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Floods

NSRI Durban, NSRI Shelly Beach and NSRI Port Edward and emergency services are fully deployed assisting at floods in and around the Kwa-Zulu Natal North and South coasts. NSRI Durban dispatched their sea rescue vehicle and rescue swimmers fully kitted in wet suits. NSRI Port Edward dispatched their sea rescue vehicle and Discovery Rescue Runner


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A busy Heritage Day for rescuers around the country..

NSRI Simonstown Spirit of Safmarine III. Picture by Kevin Swart.

HARTBEESPOORT DAM: Michael Saunders, NSRI Hartbeespoort Dam station commander, said: At 06h44, Sunday, 24th September, NSRI Hartbeespoort Dam were informed by a member of the public that a ski-boat had been trapped in the Hyacinth approximately 300 meters offshore from the K’Shane Estate. They had reportedly been there since 18h00 on Saturday Night. Contact was made with the


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