Sunday rescues

KLEINMOND: Schalk Boonzaaier, NSRI Kleinmond station commander, said: At 16h00, Wednesday, 10th October, our NSRI Kleinmond duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from friends of a man reporting him to have fallen on rocks at Palmiet River Mouth on the Kleinmond side. We responded by road and found the man had fallen


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Rescue reports and updates

File image: Dr Berend Maarsingh

MONWABISI: On Wednesday, 26th September, the SA Police Services confirmed that a Police Dive Unit recovered a body of a male at Monwabisi, believed to be that of a 29 year old male that succumbed to the elements in a drowning accident on Monday, 24th September. Formal identification is being arranged by the SA Police


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Man overboard a sailing yacht missing at sea:

Deon Langenhoven, NSRI Hermanus station commander, said: At 19h30, Thursday, 27th September, NSRI Hermanus and NSRI Agulhas duty crews were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following a Mayday distress VHF radio call, intercepted by Telkom Maritime Radio Services, made from the yacht Silver Girl, sailing in the Mossel Bay yacht race, from Simonstown to


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Man missing in the surf – Monwabisi. Man missing in the surf – Milnerton Lagoon Beach. Patient evacuation off ship – Richards Bay:

MONWABISI: Vaughn Seconds, NSRI Strandfontein station commander, said: At 14h58, Monday, 24th September, NSRI Strandfontein duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports of a drowning in progress at Monwabisi Beach. The sea rescue craft I&J Rescuer II was launched and our NSRI rescue vehicle, Marine Law Enforcement, WC Government


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Joint Maritime Search and Rescue exercise:

MRCC (Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre) coordinate joint Maritime Search and Rescue exercise: On Wednesday, 19th September, NSRI Hout Bay, NSRI Table Bay,  NSRI ASR (Airborne Sea Rescue) and NSRI Headquarters assisted in a joint Search and Rescue exercise that was coordinated by MRCC (Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre)  involving MRCC, TNPA (Transnet National Ports Authority), Telkom


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Drowning at Sezela

SEZELA: Kevin Fourie, NSRI Rocky Bay station commander, said:  At 07h12, Friday, 14th September, NSRI Rocky Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Sezela, South Coast, Kwa-Zulu Natal. I had my private boat, “Miracle”, on the water at the time and responded to the scene and our NSRI duty crew and Police


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Can we find you, when you need us ?

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The United Nations says “Fishing at sea is probably the most dangerous occupation in the world.” They go on to state the obvious: “the consequences of loss of life for artisanal fishers falls heavily on the dependents. These consequences can be devastating.” The immediate answer to improving safety is a tracking and location device of


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Our Spring Sale Starts on Saturday

Cyber Yellow Ladies Rashvests: Was R240 now R199 Cyber Yellow Mens Rashvests: Was R240 now R199 Cyber Yellow Teens Rashvest: Was R180 now R129 Cyber Yellow Ladies Tees: Was R150 now R99 Cyber Yellow Mens Tees: Was R150 now R99 Be Bright Yellow and Orange Caps: Was R65 now R49 Flip Flops: Was R120 now R59 Yellow tie:


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Our Boatshed at Station 23 Wilderness

NSRI rescue stations serve not only as storage areas for assets, boats and equipment and control stations for operations, they are also family spaces where we encourage the involvement of spouses and children, outside of operations, to ensure that volunteer time is sustained and that families are not denied time with their loved ones. We believe this is an


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