At 11h15, Sunday, 22nd February, NSRI Gordons Bay duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports of a rubber duck being swept out to sea off Bikini Beach at Gordons Bay.
NSRI Gordons Bay launched a sea rescue rigid inflatable and on arrival on-scene rescued two locals in a small rubber duck who had launched at Bikini Beach but were then caught in strong winds and being swept out to sea.
They had no life-jackets and it appears that they under estimated the conditions.
They were rescued and brought ashore without incident.
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