Donate Call for Help Now Find a Base

NSRI EMERGENCY
OPERATION CENTRE (EOC)

087 094 9774
At 16h54 on Thursday the 29th of May, NSRI Knysna volunteer sea rescue duty crew were activated following reports from an ex NSRI Knysna crew member reporting 3 local paddlers overdue from paddling to Buffalo Bay, Knysna.The 3 paddlers had paddled from Buffalo Bay to Knysna Lagoon but on finding the surf to be breaking in the Knysna Heads they opted to rather turn around and paddle back to Buffalo Bay (rather than risk going through the Heads in breaking surf). They also confirmed with family of their intentions and that they expected to be approximately an hour.When they failed to arrive in Buffalo Bay on schedule the alarm was raised.NSRI Knysna volunteer sea rescue duty crew launched the sea rescue craft COLORPRESS RESCUER and responded.Following a brief search all 3 paddlers were found safe, about twenty minutes paddle from Buffalo Bay, and making their way towards Buffalo Bay. NSRI Knysna escorted them to their destination after confirming with the concerned family that all paddlers were safe and in no danger.NSRI commend the caller for taking the good precaution of alerting sea rescue without delay when the paddlers were overdue.14 - Coloupress Rescuer
Share
Next Article

45-year old crewman medivaced off ship

Read More

You may also like

28471500 1756939531033894 6698045495756980224 n
ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 18 September 2021

Hartbeespoort Dam – Dog rescued:

At 14h20, Friday, 17 September, NSRI Hartbeespoort Dam duty crew were activated following multiple eye-witness reports of a dog in the middle of Hartbeespoort Dam and appearing to be in difficulty swimming in the direction from Mariners Village, Kosmos, towards Pecanwood. ...

197002094 4235422629852930 8017248573942838702 n
RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 18 September 2021

Yzerfontein – 2 fishermen deceased

At 09h46, Friday, 17 September, NSRI Yzerfontein duty crew and the SA Police Services were activated following reports from a local fishing vessel that they were heading towards Yzerfontein harbour with 8 crew onboard of which 2 crewmen were suspected to be deceased. ...

IMRF Awards Background
AWARDS  | Published: 14 September 2021

Waves of elation sweep across the NSRI after winning two Awards

Stories of dedication, selflessness, bravery and innovation dominated the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) Awards ceremony today with the NSRI winning two international awards. ...