Donate Call for Help Now Find a Base


087 094 9774
monwabisi_7632Vaughn Seconds, NSRI Strandfontein station commander, said:At 13h07, Tuesday, 14th February, NSRI were activated following eye-witness reports of a drowning in progress at Monwabisi Beach, False Bay.Off-duty lifeguards, NSRI Strandfontein rescue swimmers, Law Enforcement marine unit, the SA Police Services, Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services dive unit, the Police dive unit, Metro Police, WC Government Health EMS and an EMS rescue squad and the AMS/EMS Skymed rescue helicopter responded.On arrival on the scene a search commenced for an unidentified male, aged 20, from Khayelitsha, who had gone missing in the surf after appearing to be swept out to sea by rip currents after falling in the water while wading in shallow surf.Despite an extensive land, air and sea search, which included 3 rescue jet-ski's launched by Police divers and Fire and Rescue Services rescue divers, no sign of the man has been found and a Police dive unit are continuing with an ongoing search and recovery operation.Police have opened an investigation into the incident. TO REPORT A SEA RESCUE EMERGENCY DIAL 112 FROM A CELLPHONE
Next Article

High School supports NSRI Durban at the annual Midmar Mile

Read More

You may also like

Nsri station 26 thumb 824x572
RESCUE BASES  | Published: 28 March 2023

Base showcase: Station 26 (Kommetjie)

The surfing hotspot just outside Cape Town is home to a small yet dedicated rescue crew. ...

Nsri kzn mobile swimming centre thumb 824x572
SURVIVAL SWIMMING  | Published: 28 March 2023

WATCH: KZN school receives Survival Swimming Centre

In January, Duduzile Junior Secondary School on the South Coast became the recipient of the NSRI’s third mobile Survival Swimming Centre. ...

Nsri eastern cape locals learn to swim thumb 824x572
SURVIVAL SWIMMING  | Published: 28 March 2023

Licence to swim!

Residents of a rural community in the Eastern Cape recently celebrated the awarding of certificates to 67 locals who have completed the NSRI’s Survival Swimming training. ...