Weekend incidents

NSRI richards bay Picture: / Sea Rescue

RICHARDS BAY: Hillegard Holthauzen, NSRI Richards Bay duty controller, said: At 23h00, Thursday, 31st May, NSRI Richards Bay duty crew were alerted by public members of a red distress flare sighted off Mtunzini Main Beach. NSRI crew investigated, checking outstanding ski boats at Richards Bay and Mtunzini boat clubs and a empty boat trailer was found at


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Incidents at Richards Bay and the Atlantic Seaboard

RICHARDS BAY: Jacque Kruger, NSRI Richards Bay duty coxswain, said: At 05h00, Saturday, 12th May, NSRI Richards Bay duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) to rendezvous with the motor vessel Medi Hong Kong, sailing from United Arab Emirates, to patient evacuate a 27 year old Indian sailor suffering suspected Malaria. The


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Incidents in Richard’s Bay and Plettenberg Bay

RICHARDS BAY: Jacques Kruger, NSRI Richards Bay duty coxswain, said: At 16h00, Monday, 19th March, NSRI Richards Bay duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports from Telkom Maritime Radio Services of the 18 foot ski-boat Blue with 2 local men onboard that radioed for assistance East of Richards Bay


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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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Friday 22nd December Rescues

AGULHAS: Reinard Geldenhuys, NSRI Agulhas station commander, said: At 17h05, Friday, 22nd December, NSRI Agulhas duty crew were activated following reports of a kite-boarder appearing to be in difficulty off-shore of Agulhas. The sea rescue craft Spirit of Agulhas was launched and our sea rescue vehicle responded. On arrival on the scene a male kite-boarder was


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