Sunday 1 March 2015:
NSRI Bakoven, NSRI Table Bay and NSRI Air Sea Rescue unit exercised with Navy Submarine and 22 Squadron Helicopter off Sea Point.
Bruce Davidson, Bakoven station commander said, “NSRI Bakoven’s Rotarian Schipper, NSRI’s Table Bay’s Spirit of Vodacom and the NSRI’s Air Sea Rescue unit participated in a routine exercise with the SA Navy submarine SAS Queen Modjadji II and a SAAF Lynx helicopter off Sea Point this morning. The exercise involved close quarter manoeuvring, the transferring of a mannequin from the submarine to Rotarian Schipper and then to Table Bay’s Spirit of Vodacom as well as the deployment of rescue swimmers between the Lynx helicopter and the Table Bay rescue boat.”
Photographs are available for media download on Sea Rescue’s Flickr page.
You can watch a 1 minute video showing the exercise on Sea Rescue’s YouTube page here.