At 13h24, Thursday, 7th March, NSRI Plettenberg Bay medical crew responded to The Caves, Robberg Nature Reserve, to join SA National Parks rangers (SANParks) who responded to assist a 31 year old male tourist, from the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, suffering dehydration during a hike.
On arrival on the scene the man was rehydrated and after some rest he was accompanied in the care of the rescue team to the Robberg car park where they were met by a Medlife ambulance and he was transported to hospital by ambulfor further care in a stable condition.
On Saturday, 09th March, at 07h53, NSRI Jeffreys Bay launched the sea rescue craft Eddie Beaumont II to rendezvous with a Chokka fishing boat 2 nautical miles off-shore of Jeffreys Bay to patient evacuate a local adult male fisherman suffering dehydration.
NSRI had been called the night before by the fishing company requesting the patient transfer for the next morning.
Communications were assisted by Telkom Maritime Radio Services.
On arrival on the scene the patient was transferred onto our sea rescue craft and in the care of our NSRI medics he was brought to shore and an EC Government Health EMS ambulance has transported the man to hospital in a stable condition for further care.
On Saturday, 09 March, at 07h40, NSRI Table Bay duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of a paddler appearing to be in difficulty off-shore of Mouille Point.
While preparing to launch sea rescue craft NSRI rescue swimmers and NSRI shore crew arriving on the scene at the the Three Anchor Bay slipway found the local adult man safe ashore on a SUP (Stand Up Paddle Board) and it appears that in the relatively rough sea conditions he got into into some difficulties but he was able to paddle himself to shore and although a bit tired no further assistance was required.
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