Donate Call for Help Now Find a Base


087 094 9774
LAMBERTS BAY:Matthys Koch, NSRI Lamberts Bay station commander, said:Early this morning, Monday, 02 October, we received reports from a Security company of a yacht appearing to be running aground next to the Lamberts Bay harbour.Our NSRI Lamberts Bay duty crew launched the sea rescue craft Douglas Murray and on investigation we found the Port Own Yacht Bacardi Breeze in shallow water off the shallow surf adjacent to the harbour and fishermen on a Kreef Bakkie (small open fishing boat) assisting the lone sailor, a 55 year old Port Owen man, to anchor his yacht that had gently run aground in shallow surf after the anchor winch reportedly failed causing the yacht to gently drift aground in shallow surf.No lives were in any danger and later, as the tide rose, the Diamond mining vessel Mkuze offered to assist and they towed the yacht out to deeper water and no further assistance was required.HERMANUS:Deon Langenhoven, NSRI Hermanus station commander, said:During the morning, Monday, 02 October, NSRI Hermanus were notified of a diver reported to be missing in the vicinity of Dyer Island.It is believed that a 31 year old male from Gansbaai, diving at Dyer Island during the night, had reportedly not surfaced from a dive at around 02h00.The SA Police Services were notified and staff from Cape Nature conducted a shoreline search around the Island.Our sea rescue craft Jaytee III launched from Kleinbaai harbour and an extensive sea search has revealed no sign of the missing man.Police are investigating and a Police Dive Unit will continue an ongoing search operation.-ENDS-
Next Article

Island View Shipping is quite remarkable

Read More

You may also like

Gordonsbay stock
RESCUES  | Published: 24 March 2023

Kayaking couple rescued in Gordon's Bay

At 18h12, Wednesday, 22 March, NSRI Gordon's Bay duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of a man and a woman on a double kayak appearing to be in difficulty off-shore between Gordons Bay Harbour and Harbour Island. ...

Hermanus 21march
RESCUES  | Published: 22 March 2023

Fatal drowning in Hermanus

On Tuesday, 21 March, at 17h20, NSRI Hermanus duty crew and the SA Police Services were activated following eye-witness reports of 3 men swept by waves into the surf off rocks on the shoreline in front of the Windsor Hotel, central Hermanus. ...

Station 39 Rocky Bay 01
RESCUES  | Published: 12 March 2023

SCOTTBURGH – Teenager missing

Police Search and Rescue are continuing in an ongoing search for a 17 year old male who went missing at Scottburgh Beach on Saturday, 11 March. ...