Donate Call for Help Now Find a Base

NSRI EMERGENCY
OPERATION CENTRE (EOC)

087 094 9774
HOUT BAY:Lyall Pringle, NSRI Hout Bay station commander, said:At 06h13, Friday, 01 February, NSRI Station 8 Hout Bay duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following a call to NSRI Hout Bay from a family living aboard their yacht in the Hout Bay Yacht Club Marina reporting a fishing trawler broken away from her mooring in Hout Bay harbour inside of the North Mole Quay and at risk of bumping into their yacht and at risk of bumping into other yachts.Our sea rescue craft Nadine Gordimer was launched and our NSRI rescue vehicle responded to the quayside.On arrival on the scene we found the fishing trawler still attached to her mooring by the stern line but the bow line had broken free and the fishing trawler bow adrift in the 40 knot East South Easterly winds and at risk of bumping into boats.Attempts were made to contact the owners of the fishing trawler and lines were attached from the sea rescue craft to the trawler.A tractor was provided by the Hout Bay Boatyard and lines were attached from the tractor to the trawler and between the sea rescue craft pulling on the one side of the trawler and the tractor pulling on the other side of the trawler we were able to manoeuvre her back to her moorings where she was secured, No damage was caused and no further assistance was required.
Share
Next Article

Kiteboarder fractures leg, Shark bite to pontoon, Canoe sinks

Read More

You may also like

Station 16 Strandfontein 01
DROWNING  | Published: 27 September 2022

Mnandi – Sunday, 25 September. 3 teenagers rescued 1 adult male deceased

At 14h45, Sunday, 25 September, NSRI Strandfontein duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress near to Mnandi Beach, False Bay. The NSRI Strandfontein sea rescue craft Rescue 16 Alpha was launched while NSRI rescue swimmers responded ...

SHARK SIGHTING Plett
RESCUES  | Published: 25 September 2022

Plett beaches closed after shark incident

The NSRI and the Bitou Municipality appeal to the public to be cautious along the Plettenberg Bay and Southern Cape coastline. Beaches have been closed in Plettenberg Bay by Bitou Municipality. ...

FECC679 E D0 D0 4693 BDBC 9 CA9 C1 D075 AF
ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 15 September 2022

Seal assisted - Hermanus

On Saturday, 10 September, NSRI Hermanus, while conducting routine maintenance at our NSRI Hermanus rescue station were alerted by public members of a seal, witnessed in amongst the Dolosse, in and around the new harbour, with a rope entangled around ...