Yesterday, Saturday 25 October, the Port Elizabeth Sea Rescue base, named the'Archie & Alta Rabie Rescue Base” was officially opened by Mrs Alta Rabie.The revamp to PE's Sea Rescue station is the first since the late 1970's and was generously sponsored by the Rabie Family Trust, in memory of the Late Dr Archie Rabie. Generously, the Rabie Family Trust donation included R500 000 that has been invested to cover the maintenance of the station.Thank you to everyone who has made a contribution to the new Port Elizabeth Sea Rescue station in cash, in kind and in man hours.Pictures from the ceremony are available on Sea Rescue's Flickr page.
The Port Elizabeth Rescue base, Station 6.
PE Station Commander Ian Grey helps Mrs Alta Rabie cut the chain, opening the base during the ceremony.
Looking out from the rescue base.
Mrs Alta Rabie during the ceremony.