False alarm with good intentions – Simon’s Town. Boat assisted – Kommetjie. Fisherman patient evacuated – Jeffreys Bay. Yacht assisted – East London:

SIMON’S TOWN: Darren Zimmerman, NSRI Simon’s Town station commander, said: At 12h27, Tuesday, 17th July, NSRI Simon’s Town duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of paddlers suspected to be in difficulty off-shore of Glencairn. A CMR (Cape Medical Response) response vehicle was dispatched to investigate from the shoreline (while NSRI crew responded to the sea


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Shark incident – Plettenberg Bay. Missing fisherman – Soetwater. Injured sailor assisted – Hout Bay. Injured hiker assisted – Port St Johns.:

PLETTENBERG BAY: Robbie Gibson, NSRI Plettenberg Bay deputy station commander, said: At 09h39, Sunday, 22nd April, NSRI Plettenberg Bay duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of a man bumped off his paddle-ski (correction: surfski) at Robberg Beach, Plettenberg Bay, by a shark that appears to have breached from under the ski and biting a hole


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Trawler takes on water at moorings:

Lyall Pringle, NSRI Hout Bay station commander, said: At 16h17, Tuesday, 27th March, NSRI Hout Bay duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from the owner of the Hout Bay fishing trawler Merlene reporting his vessel to be unmanned but taking water and sinking at her mooring in Hout Bay Harbour near to the Hout


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Missing man, fire and fatal drowning

SHELLY BEACH: Jeremiah Jackson, NSRI Shelly Beach station commander, said: At 05h30, Sunday, 04th March, NSRI Shelly Beach duty crew, SA Police Services Search and Rescue and Medivac ambulance services searched at Margate Pier where a 34 year old Eastern Cape man is reported to have drowned. An extensive search revealed no sign of the


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Kite-surfers and windsurfers assisted – Misty Cliffs and Scarborough. CPR efforts and 2 men rescued – Melkbosstrand. Patient evacuation – Richards Bay:

KOMMETJIE: Ian Klopper, NSRI Kommetjie station commander, said: At 13h59, Wednesday, 07th February, NSRI Kommetjie duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of three kite-kurfers appearing to be in difficulty off-shore of Misty Cliffs. The eye-witness reported two kite-surfers just behind the breaker line and one kite-surfer further out. NSRI crew and coast watchers were


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