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Ray and Linda Castelyn ( parents of Kyle) clap as CaptainHervé Lepage receives his award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie Stein. Picture Andrew Ingram / Sea Rescue Ray and Linda Castelyn (parents of Kyle) clap as Captain Hervé Lepage receives his award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie Stein.The 49th National Sea Rescue Institute Awards Ceremony and AGM was held at The Bay Hotel, Camps Bay at 18h00 on Monday 6 June 2016.The Awards ceremony recognised the contribution of the volunteer Sea Rescue crew, as well as others who went beyond the call of duty. This year’s award winners include Howard Godfrey and Ian Hamilton, Sea Rescue volunteers who have served for 45 years.Also present at the ceremony were:
  1. Surfers Nic Bothma and Abdurahman Farat who rescued Nazley Davids from a rip current in Noordhoek.
  2. Captain Hervé Lepage of the 277 metre French Bulk Carrier CMA CGM Rossini will receive an award for the rescue of two yachtsmen, Jean Sitruk, 65, from Lyon, France and his crewman Kyle Castelyn, 20, from Strand, Cape Town, after their yacht, the Llama Lo struck a whale and capsized off the Wild Coast.
Below is a full list of the awards:20 YEARS LONG SERVICE AWARDS: To be presented by NSRI Chairman Ronnie Stein:ANDREW MAYESPAMELA ST CLAIR-LAING –STATION 5 DurbanPIETER ZAAYMAN – STATION 15 Mossel BayDEON LANGENHOVEN – STATION 17 HermanusRHINE BARNES – STATION 18 MelkbosstrandDAVE JENSEN – STATION 26 Kommetjie 25 YEARS LONG SERVICE AWARDS: To be presented by NSRI Chairman Ronnie SteinPIET VAN DER MERWE– STATION 8 Hout BayDARREN ZIMMERMAN – STATION 10 Simon’s TownGRAHAM ANLEY – STATION 14 Plettenberg BayANTONIE DE KLERK – STATION 17 Hermanus30 YEARS LONG SERVICE AWARDS: To be presented by NSRI Chairman Ronnie SteinMARK THOMPSON – STATION 2 BakovenThe late KENNETH ELLIOT- STATION 7 East London (Kenneth’s son Colin accepted the award)PAUL JORDAAN – STATION 14 Plettenberg BayCLINT ABRAHAMS – STATION 16 StrandfonteinANDY CONNELL – STATION 29 Air Sea Rescue35 YEARS LONG SERVICE AWARDS: CHRIS HUDSON – Honorary Life Governor and STATION 8 Hout Bay45 YEARS LONG SERVICE AWARDS: IAN HAMILTON – Honorary Life Governor and STATION 15 Mossel BayHOWARD GODFREY – Honorary Life Governor and STATION 3 Table BayMOST IMPROVED STATION AWARDStation 17 Hermanus – (Deputy Station Commander Jean Le Roux accepted the award)BEST RIB STATION AWARDStation 12 KnysnaTHE PAT O SULLIVAN TROPHY FOR THE BEST CLASS 1 STATION AWARD Station 8 Hout BayWATERWISE ACADEMY RECOGNITION AWARD Percy Mthombeni (WaterWise Academy Instructor)ALRIC SIMPSON AWARD Awarded annually to a person who or an organization which has rendered distinguished service to the NSRI.Mitsubishi Motors SAMARMION MARSH AWARDRecognises a person or organisation for especially noteworthy service to the cause of sea rescue in South Africa over a number of years.Mike Patterson (Station 19 Richards Bay) Chief Executive Officer’s Letter of Appreciation For the rescue of 3 women caught in a rip current by restaurant owner:Paul Richards of Sandown Blues Restaurant in Kleinmond was not able to attend. Hermanus Deputy Station Commander Jean Le Roux accepted the award on his behalfChief Executive Officer’s Letter of Appreciation For the rescue of Nazley Davids from a rip current in Noordhoek by two surfers:Nic Bothma and Abdurahman Farat Chief Executive Officer’s Letter of Appreciation For the rescue of kite boarder Markus Wolff near Melkbosstrand by his friends Timsel Steinfels and Sebastian Deneke. (The award was accepted by Mr Klaus Heidorn, Deputy Head of Mission at the German Consulate General.)DIRECTORS’ THANKS For the rescue of Jean Sitruk and Kyle Castelyn of the yacht Llama Lo which sank off East London.To the Captain and crew of the CMA CGM Rossini Captain Hervé Lepage received the award. Kyle’s parents Ray and Linda Castelyn were in attendance.Relevant links for the press:For the NSRI 2015 Integrated report (9 months April to December 2015) https://goo.gl/LcrQUdFor the rescue of 3 women caught in a rip current: http://goo.gl/LhNYHBFor the rescue of Nazley Davids: http://goo.gl/xT3TXvFor the rescue of Markus Wolff: https://goo.gl/Zxc0LrFor the rescue of Jean Sitruk and Kyle Castelyn: http://goo.gl/ioGVhm and http://goo.gl/OycGWtPictures will be available for media download from Sea Rescue’s Flickr page https://goo.gl/WMkbacYou can watch the video of the ceremony here.Pamela St Claire-Laing receives her 20 years service award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie Stein Picture Andrew Ingram / Sea Rescue Pamela St Claire-Laing receives her 20 years service award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie SteinPieter Zaaiman receives his 20 years service award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie Stein Picture Andrew Ingram / Sea Rescue Pieter Zaaiman receives his 20 years service award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie SteinRhine Barnes receives his 20 years service award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie Stein Picture Andrew Ingram / Sea Rescue Rhine Barnes receives his 20 years service award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie Stein.Piet Van Der Merwe receives his 20 years service award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie Stein Picture Andrew Ingram / Sea Rescue Piet Van Der Merwe receives his 20 years service award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie Stein.Dave Jensen receives his 20 years service award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie Stein Picture Andrew Ingram / Sea Rescue Dave Jensen receives his 20 years service award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie SteinDarren Zimmermann receives his 25 years service award fromby NSRI Chairman Ronnie Stein Darren Zimmerman (NSRI Simon's Town) receives his 25 years service award from by NSRI Chairman Ronnie SteinAnthonie De Klerk receives his 25 years service award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie Stein Anthonie De Klerk (NSRI Hermanus) receives his 25 years service award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie SteinMark Thompson receives his 30 years service award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie Stein Mark Thompson (NSRI Bakoven) receives his 30 years service award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie SteinColin Elliott recieves his late father Kenneth Colin Elliott receives his late father Kenneth's 30 year award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie SteinClint Abrahams receives his 30 years service award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie Stein Clint Abrahams (NSRI Strandfontein) receives his 30 years service award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie SteinAndy Connell receives his 30 years service award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie Stein Andy Connell receives his 30 years service award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie SteinIan Hamilton receives his 45 years service award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie Stein Ian Hamilton receives his 45 years service award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie SteinHoward Godfrey receives his 45 years service award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie Stein Howard Godfrey receives his 45 years service award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie SteinDeputy Station Commander Jean Le Roux accepted the award fro the most improved station presented by Operations Director Mark Hughes. NSRI Hermanus Deputy Station Commander Jean Le Roux accepted the award for the most improved station presented by Operations Director Mark Hughes.Jerome Simonis received the Best RIB station award for Station 12, Knysna, presented by Operations Director Mark Hughes. Jerome Simonis received the Best RIB station award for Station 12, Knysna, presented by Operations Director Mark Hughes.Lyall Pringle Station Commander of station 8 Hout Bay received the best Class 1 station award presented by Operations Director Mark Hughes. Lyall Pringle Station Commander of Station 8 Hout Bay received the best Class 1 station award presented by Operations Director Mark Hughes.NSRI CEO Dr Cleeve Robertson presents Percy Mthombeni with the WaterWise Recognitian Award NSRI CEO Dr Cleeve Robertson presents Percy Mthombeni with the WaterWise Recognition AwardMitsubishi Mitsubishi's COO Wynand Pretorius receives the ALRIC SIMPSON AWARD from NSRI Chairman Ronnie Stein.Mike Patterson recieves the MARMION MARSH AWARD from NSRI Chairman Ronnie Stein. Mike Patterson receives the MARMION MARSH AWARD from NSRI Chairman Ronnie Stein.Abdurahman Farat and Nic Bothma with Nazley Harris who they rescued from a rip cuerrent at Noordhoek. Abdurahman Farat and Nic Bothma with Nazley Harris who they rescued from a rip current at Noordhoek.NSRI CEO Dr Cleeve Robertson presentsan award for the rescue of kite boarder Markus Wolff near Melkbosstrand by his friends Timsel Steinfels and Sebastian Deneke. (The award was accepted by Mr Klaus Heidorn, Deputy Head of Mission at the German Consulate General.) NSRI CEO Dr Cleeve Robertson presents an award for the rescue of kite boarder Markus Wolff near Melkbosstrand by his friends Timsel Steinfels and Sebastian Deneke. (The award was accepted by Mr Klaus Heidorn, Deputy Head of Mission at the German Consulate General.)Ray and Linda Castelyn ( parents of Kyle) clap as CaptainHervé Lepage receives his award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie Stein. Ray and Linda Castelyn ( parents of Kyle) clap as Captain Hervé Lepage receives his award from NSRI Chairman Ronnie Stein.Abdurahman Farat and Nic Bothma with Nazley Harris who they rescued from a rip cuerrent at Noordhoek. Abdurahman Farat and Nic Bothma with Nazley Harris who they rescued from a rip current at Noordhoek.
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