Donate Call for Help Now Find a Base

NSRI EMERGENCY
OPERATION CENTRE (EOC)

087 094 9774
Marc de Vos, NSRI Table Bay duty coxswain, said:At 12h46, Saturday, 01 June, NSRI Table Bay duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following a request for assistance from a 16 foot local fishing boat with 4 crew onboard and in dense fog unable to safely navigate to their launch site at OPBC (Oceana Power Boat Club) and suspected to be lying off-shore of Paarden Eiland and in no imminent danger but requesting assistance.Our sea rescue craft Spirit of Vodacom was launched and following a search we found them at anchor and safe off-shore in the vicinity of Paarden Eliand.Using our navigation equipment on our sea rescue craft and in dense fog NSRI escorted them to OPBC without incident where they recovered their boat and no further assistance was required.
TO REPORT A SEA RESCUE EMERGENCY DIAL 112 FROM A CELLPHONE
Share
Next Article

Red distress flare suspected false alarm:

Read More

You may also like

Simonstown pictures by NSRI
RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 22 November 2021

3 incidents in False Bay for NSRI Simonstown and NSRI Strandfontein

A solo sailor alerted NSRI Simonstown, reporting that he was rounding Cape Agulhas heading towards Simonstown, after navigating around the East Coast and Southern Cape Coastline on his sailing yacht, expecting to arrive early on Saturday morning, with engine mechanical ...

Silvermine Dam pictures by Police Dive Unit
RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 22 November 2021

Silvermine Dam – Fatal drowning

NSRI Kommetjie duty crew were activated following an eye-witness report of a drowning in progress at Silvermine Dam, Silvermine Nature Reserve ...

Pink Torpedo Buoys
PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 22 November 2021

81st NSRI Pink Rescue Buoy life saved

NSRI Port Alfred duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of a drowning in progress at West Beach. ...