Rescues: National

CAPE ST FRANCIS: At 15h10, Friday, 10th August, NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a kite-surfer in difficulty off-shore of Cape St Francis. The sea rescue craft Spirit of St Francis II was launched and on arrival on the scene, the kite-boarder, a local man aged in his early 50’s was found


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National Incidents for Tuesday 24th July

THREE ANCHOR BAY: Paula Leech, NSRI Table Bay duty controller, said: At 09h31, Tuesday, 24th July, NSRI Bakoven and NSRI Table Bay duty crews were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports of a boat washing ashore onto rocks at Three Anchor Bay and eye-witness reports of people on the casualty boat.


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Assistance at house fire: St Francis

  Sara Jane Smith, NSRI St Francis Bay station commander, said: At 20h10, Thursday, 21st June, NSRI St Francis Bay crew were activated following reports of a house alight in Cape St Francis. Our NSRI crew responded to assist and local community members, local community volunteer groups, St Francis Disaster Volunteer Group, responded and the Kouga St Francis Fire


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Busy start to the weekend

Picture Andrew Ingram / Sea Rescue

ST FRANCIS BAY: Sarah Smith, NSRI St Francis Bay station commander, said: At 19h25, Friday, 19th January, NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated following a request for medical assistance from the Chokka fishing vessel Viagro. A 33 year old male crewman, from Plettenberg Bay, suffering dehydration onboard the Chokka fishing boat, was taken off


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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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Patient evacuation off fishing boat

Sara Smith , NSRI St Francis Bay station commander, said: At 18h52, Thursday, 30th November, NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew activated to respond to 14 nautical miles from our sea rescue station to rendezvous with the Chokka fishing boat Michelle off-shore of Oyster Bay to patient evacuate a 36 year old Humansdorp fisherman with suspected


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