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PORT EDWARD:Alan Stilwell, NSRI Port Edward duty controller, said:At 13h24, Wednesday, 08th January, NSRI Port Edward duty crew dispatched a rescue vehicle to assist the SPCA after their vehicle became stuck on the beach at Port Edward during an incident they were attending to.NSRI towed their vehicle to safety without incident and no further assistance was required.On Monday, 06 January, at 08h42, NSRI Port Edward duty crew responded to Port Edward launch site where a Catamaran ski-boat capsized in the surf with a family of 4, from Johannesburg, onboard.The skipper has been launching at the same site for 25 years on their annual holidays without incident and it appears on this occasion surf conditions contributed to their boat capsizing.Our NSRI duty crew, Emithonjaneni Lifesaving lifeguards, Police Search and Rescue and Med-Evac ambulance services responded.A 46 year old woman was rescued from the surf by the lifeguards and she sustained injuries and she was transported to hospital by Med-Evac ambulance in a stable condition.The skipper and their 2 children were not injured.NSRI assisted the owner to right and recover their boat and no further assistance was required. TO REPORT A SEA RESCUE EMERGENCY DIAL 112 FROM A CELLPHONE
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