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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Teenager missing – Still Bay. Patient evacuation off Robben Island – Table bay. Yacht assisted – Hout Bay:

NSRI Hout Bay Nadine Gordimer.

STILL BAY: Arrie Combrinck, NSRI Still Bay station commander, said: At 17h00, Friday, 19th January, NSRI Still Bay duty crew were alerted following reports of a teenager suspected to be missing in the Goukou River about 800 meters upstream from the river mouth. We launched the sea rescue craft Spirit of St Francis and our


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Incidents along the coast

NATIONAL: NSRI are urging the public to be extra cautious around the coast during the Full Moon Spring Tide that will prevail until after Easter Weekend. This Full Moon Spring Tide, which peaked at full moon, 11th April, will cause stronger than normal rip currents around the coast until at least the end of this long


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Farewell to Rico of Still Bay

Enrico Menezies receiving a Directors' Thanks Award for his valuable contribution as a Station Commander at Still Bay

We bid farewell to a very dear friend and Station Commander, Enrico Menezies. Rico has been a valuable asset to the community of Still Bay and will be sorely missed. He will be moving to the Kei River to start a new career. NSRI’s Graeme Harding attended his farewell yesterday as well as the awards ceremony


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National Incidents

SEA RESCUE – National – Sunday, 20th December. Incidents: NSRI are urging extreme public caution to bathers and anglers around the coast. The full moon Spring Tide will peak on Christmas Day and between now and Christmas Day high tide will gradually get higher each day and low tide will gradually get lower each day, building up


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Surfer, bitten by a shark, airlifted to hospital

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  UPDATE: SEA RESCUE STILL BAY. Monday, 26th October: 42 year old Still Bay resident Stuart Anderson is recovering in a George hospital following surgery for injuries sustained after being bitten by a shark while surfing at Morris Reef, Still Bay, on Sunday. He is in a stable condition. Surfer Jonathan Gersh, 45, from Newlands, Cape


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Teenage paddlers rescued off Jongensfontein

Picture: Paolo Giacchetti

  At 11h10, Sunday, 03rd May, NSRI Stillbaai duty crew launched our sea rescue craft SPIRIT OF ST FRANCIS to respond to Jongensfontein following eye-witness reports of paddlers in difficulty in the surf line. On arrival on the scene we found two teenagers hanging onto a friends sea kayak and NSRI rescue swimmers were deployed


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