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SODWANA:During a local annual fishing competition NSRI were alerted by iSimangaliso Wetland staff of a boat capsized at the backline.All 5 casualty crew of the capsized boat were safely and swiftly assisted by fellow fishing competition boats and they were brought ashore. The capsized boat was brought to shore and recovered.It appears that boats completing a days fishing were at the backline waiting to come to shore when one of the boats may have been broadsided by a wave and capsized.Fellow competition boats sprang into action swiftly and safely recovering the 5 crew members from the water.iSimangaliso Wetland staff went to assist from the shore, and with no injuries and the casualty boat safely recovered, no further assistance was required.NSRI commend the swift action of the competition boats, the competition organisers and iSimangaliso Wetland staff who assisted on the scene.PLETTENBERG BAY:Marc Rodgers, NSRI Plettenberg Bay station commander, said:At 13h43, Wednesday, 14th November, NSRI Plettenberg Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a female hiker injured on the Robberg Nature Reserve hiking trail.The sea rescue craft Leonard Smith was launched and an NSRI medical and rescue crew hiked to the scene where SA National Park rangers were already in attendance at the hiker, from Germany. She appears to have suffered a twisted ankle while hiking and was not able to walk back to the car park.Our NSRI sea rescue craft beached and the lady was assisted to the sea rescue craft and brought safely to our NSRI Plettenberg Bay sea rescue station and no further assistance was required.TO REPORT A SEA RESCUE EMERGENCY DIAL 112 FROM A CELLPHONE
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