Boat with motor mechanical failure assisted

Bruce Davidson, NSRI Bakoven duty coxswain, said: At 11h02 on Sunday the 21st of October, NSRI Bakoven duty crew, while on routine training exercises in Table Bay aboard the sea rescue craft Rotarian Schipper, diverted to assist a 7 meter rigid inflatable boat (RIB) with 3 crew on board reporting electrical failure on their boat


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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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