Donate Shop Call for Help Now Find a Base


087 094 9774
At 09h21 on Tuesday the 21st of April, NSRI duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from the fishing boat Catamaran MAD MAX reporting a fire onboard.MAD MAX had suffered an electrical fire to one motor and loss of steering but had managed to get their boat closer to Shelly Beach from Protea Banks.NSRI Shelly Beach launched the sea rescue craft SPIRIT OF DAWN and on arrival on the scene, behind the back breaker line, the rescue crew found that the 4 local men had extinguished the fire using their onboard fire extinguisher.No one was injured and NSRI Shelly Beach took them under tow and towed them safely to shore where no further assistance was required.Beaching 21.04 Picture by Melody Herrmann (Station 20 Crew) Beaching 2 21.04 Picture by Melody Herrmann (Station 20 Crew) All safe on shore Picture by Melody Herrmann (Station 20 Crew) TO REPORT A SEA RESCUE EMERGENCY DIAL 112 FROM A CELLPHONESMS 32287 with your name and a message of support for our Sea Rescue crew
Next Article

Whale disentanglement

Read More

You may also like

Survival Swimming long street 1345
SURVIVAL SWIMMING  | Published: 5 December 2023

Survival Swimming Lesson Locations | NSRI Summer Safety

Dive into safety this summer with NSRI's Survival Swimming lessons! Join us across South Africa to equip yourself with life-saving skills. Learn essential techniques to stay safe around water. Don't just enjoy the summer, embrace it with confidence. ...

Wilderness 5992
RESCUES  | Published: 3 December 2023

Multiple Incidents Involving The Rescue Of Children

NSRI Kleinmond medics and rescue swimmers, Overstrand Fire and Rescue Services, the SA Police Services, and WC Government Health EMS responded to Kleinmond Lagoon to reports from Overstrand Municipality of a drowning in progress in the lagoon. On arrival on ...

2023 12 02 Hout Bay Air Rescue
ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 3 December 2023

Double Operation Triumph: NSRI Hout Bay Executes Aerial Rescue for Dehydrated Hikers and Swiftly Responds to Save Local Woman with CPR

NSRI Hout Bay were alerted by Hout Bay CCP (Community Crime Prevention) control room of a group of hikers, locals, 2 adult females, an adult male and their dog, who had lost their way and were reporting to be dehydrated ...