4 assisted on beached boat – Knysna. Missing fisherman – Gansbaai. Teenager rescued from rip-current – Jeffreys Bay:

KNYSNA: Jerome Simonis, NSRI Knysna station commander, said: At 14h36, Thursday, 05th July, NSRI Knysna duty crew were activated following reports of 4 young adults on a Bow Rider lagoon boat beached at Coffin Bay in the Knysna Heads at Featherbed Nature Reserve. The sea rescue craft Eileen Meadway and Jolen were launched and on arrival on


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Three men rescued at capsized boat

Marc van Staden, NSRI Knysna deputy station commander, said: At 12h30, Wednesday, 16th May, NSRI Knysna duty crew were activated following reports of a boat capsized in the Knysna Heads. The sea rescue craft JT Rescuer IV and Jolen were launched and on arrival on the scene we found 3 men, from Sedgefield, 2 were sitting on


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Man rescued from Knysna Heads channel

Jerome Simonis, NSRI Knysna station commander, said: At 14h16 on Thursday the 23rd of November, NSRI Knysna duty crew were activated following reports from the Featherbed Company & Nature Reserve ferry Paddle Cruiser that they had rescued an unconscious male who was found floating in the channel in the middle of the Knysna Heads. ER24


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Whale assisted by SAWDN in furthest disentanglement operation to date

SAWDN – SA WHALE DISENTANGLEMENT NETWORK – MEDIA STATEMENT: Southern Cape – Sunday, 01 October, 2017. Whale assisted by SAWDN in furthest disentanglement operation to date: At 09h30, Sunday, 01 October, the SA Whale Disentanglement Network (SAWDN) were alerted by a passing vessel reporting to be 45 nautical off-shore between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay where they had happened upon


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Assistance at boat capsizing

By NSRI Knysna - the capsized casualty boat being righted by NSRI Knysna crew at Thesen Island.

Jerome Simonis, NSRI Knysna station commander, said: At 14h22, Saturday, 23rd September, NSRI Knysna duty crew were activated following reports of the boat Rumkat 1, with 2 men onboard, capsized on the Knysna Lagoon, in the channel between the SANParks offices and Brenton on Lake. We launched our NSRI Knysna sea rescue craft Jaytee IV, with


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NSRI assistance at fire disaster continues:

Picture attached: By NSRI. One of the collection points.

  Our NSRI Plettenberg Bay and NSRI Knysna volunteer crews continue to assist at the Fires that have devastated the Eden and Bitou Districts of the Southern Cape between Sedgefield and Plettenberg Bay that has resulted in mass destruction to land and properties and causing injuries and sadly also loss of life and that has


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