Minister Bredell, Dr Cleeve Robertson, Graham Paulse and Colin DienerToday NSRI Yzerfontein hosted the Western Cape Strategic Framework for Drowning Prevention and Water Safety launch and the blessing of the new rescue boat 'Sonja' sponsored by Western Cape Disaster Management.
In his speech, Minister Bredell expressed concern that municipalities do not have bylaws relating to swimming pool barriers in private homes.
NSRI Yzerfontein, Willem Lubbe, welcomes the guests
The blessing of the new boat
Jacqui Pandaram, Willem Lubbe, Sonja Chinnain and Dr Cleeve Robertson
Junre Marais opens the champagne for Sonja Chinnian
Sonja Chinnian names the boat
Minister Anton Bredell, Executive Mayor Tijmen van Essen and guests from Western Cape Disaster Management enjoy a short ride on our rescue boat
Together is better - Guests from the community, Lifesaving SA, Medical Research Council, Metro EMS, Western Cape Disaster Management and NSRI join hands as we head into peak season