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Screen Shot 2015-05-28 at 9.59.10 PM The crew on the SPIRIT OF SURKSKI II make ready to transfer Sharon Crowther onto the hobie. Image: Wendy CrowtherAt 17h16 on Thursday the 28th of May, NSRI Simonstown duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following eye-witness reports of two men capsized on a Hobie-cat off Sunny Cove, Fish Hoek.NSRI Simonstown duty crew launched our sea rescue craft SPIRIT OF SURFSKI II and on arrival on the scene, approximately half a nautical mile off-shore of Sunny Cove, the two local adult males were assisted to right their Hobie-cat and they were towed safely to Fish Hoek.CMR (Cape Medical Response) paramedics assessed both men for possible hypothermia but they were not injured and they required no medical attention and no further assistance was required.The two men had launched earlier at the Fish Hoek Sailing Club and while sailing their Hobie-cat the craft had capsized and they had drifted while trying to right the craft before our sea rescue crew arrived on the scene to assist them.TO REPORT A SEA RESCUE EMERGENCY DIAL 112 FROM A CELLPHONESMS 32287 with your name and a message of support for our Sea Rescue crewScreen Shot 2015-05-28 at 10.59.04 PM Coxswain, Timothy Hart, assists crew person, Sharon Crowther, as the main sail is taken down in preparation for towing. Image: Wendy Crowther
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