Justin Erasmus, NSRI Port Elizabeth, said:
On Monday, 24th April, at 07h05, NSRI Port Elizabeth high-angle extrication team, accompanied by a EC Government Health EMS rescue paramedic, onboard the Servest vessel Ocean Spray, responded to rendezvous with the Motor Vessel Mandarin Phoenix, sailing from Equatorial Guinnea to Durban, to patient evacuate a 26 year old Chinese sailor suffering disorientation and suspected dehydration.
On arrival at the ship, 2 nautical miles from the Port of Port Elizabeth, the EMS rescue paramedic and NSRI crew were put aboard where the patient was stabilised and transferred onto the Ocean Spray and brought into Port where an EMS ambulance transported the patient to hospital in a stable condition.
Alan Stilwell, NSRI Port Edward, said:
On Monday, 24th April, at 14h00, NSRI Port Edward duty crew responded to Main Beach, Port Edward, following reports of a woman injured after being swept off rocks.
On arrival on the scene the 38 year old Pretoria lady was found to be exhausted and in a state of confusion on the beach and NSRI medics took the lady to the NSRI First Aid room where she was placed on oxygen and medically evaluated but after she had a chance to rest and she was calmed she required no further assistance and departed with friends on the advice to see a doctor if need be.
Casper Frylinck, NSRI Mykonos, said:
On Wednesday, 26th April, at 17h41, NSRI Mykonos duty crew towed the sea rescue craft Gemini Rescuer II which was launched on the scene at Dwarskersbos to search for a missing fishing boat.
During an extensive search that went on through the night the 2 fishermen, aged 48 and 43, from Elands Bay, were found about 15 nautical miles North of Dwarskersbos about 500 meters off-shore on their boat and they were safe and found to have sustained motor mechanical failure and NSRI towed them back to Dwarskersbos without incident.
Deon Langenhoven, NSRI Hermanus, said:
NSRI Hermanus duty crew launched the sea rescue craft Jaytee III at Kleinmond on Thursday, 27th April, after being activated at 09h59 to join the SA Police Services searching for a 39 year old local man missing from unknown circumstances in the Kleinmond area.
The search was joined by a Police helicopter and a land and sea search has revealed no sign of the missing man and it is unknown if he is missing on land or at sea and Police will continue an ongoing search and with investigations.
Brynn Gerricke, NSRI Richards Bay, said:
At 09h49, Thursday, 27th April, NSRI Richards Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a boat capsized at the Jolly Rubinho with 2 persons onboard.
It appears that one of the crew, the son, aged 20, had managed to swim 600 meters to reach shore after he and his dad, aged approximately 49, had capsized at around 07h00.
The son, who was not injured, then hiked before finding someone with a cell phone to raise the alarm and reporting last seeing his dad hanging onto the upturned hull of their capsized boat about half a nautical mile off-shore.
NSRI Richards Bay launched the sea rescue craft Spirit of Richards Bay and Spirit of Round Table II and on arrival on the scene found the dad at the capsized 5 meter boat Kaikala and he was rescued onto the sea rescue craft and he is not injured.
Their boat was righted by NSRI and towed to Richards Bay where it was recovered.
The son and his dad, from Leandra, and both members at the Zululand Yacht Club, were reunited.
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