Tom and Maureen Clarkson of Yzerfontein with former Station Commander, Rudi RogersWe spent the day with our crew from Station 34 Yzerfontein, their neighbours from Station 4 Mykonos, Rotarians, members of the local community and a number of donors who have generously supported the project. In his speech CEO, Dr Cleeve Robertson, explained that the building is not just a boatshed to house our assets; it is a home.
Station Commander Willem Lubbe welcomes the guestsFormer Station Commander, Rudi Rogers, was present at the celebration and was commended for his patience and tenacity in the 7 years that it took to bring this dream to fruition. The builder, Mr Karl Kunert, was also acknowledged for his excellent workmanship.
Doug Wares (Rotary), Mark Hughes (NSRI Opertions Director), Rudi Rogers (former Station Commander) with Karl KunertA plaque honours the enormous role that Rotary has played through funding in excess of R1m towards this rescue base.
Doug Wares (President Table Bay Rotary), Krista Lazzari and Dr Cleeve Robertson (NSRI) with Colin Burke (President Newlands Rotary).