Donate Call for Help Now Find a Base

NSRI EMERGENCY
OPERATION CENTRE (EOC)

087 094 9774
Jan Hofman, NSRI St Lucia Station Commander, said:At 08h37, Tuesday, 25th February, NSRI St Lucia duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from the 4 local crew of a fishing ski-boat reporting to be in difficulties approximately 12 nautical miles North of Cape Vidal.Our duty crew were mobilized and launched our sea rescue craft Wild Coast Sun Rescuer.On arrival on the scene, we found that the casualty boat had complete engine failure.A tow line was rigged and we towed the casualty boat to Cape Vidal taking it through the surf and beaching without incident.The boat was not damaged and no injuries were sustained.Ezemvelo Wildlife rangers assisted in recovering the vessel ashore from the shallow surf on the beach and loading the boat to the fishermen's trailer and are thanked for their assistance.NSRI returned to base at St Lucia and the operation completed at 14h30. TO REPORT A SEA RESCUE EMERGENCY DIAL 112 FROM A CELLPHONE
Share
Next Article

Cape Town – Thursday, 27 February. Search for missing fishermen

Read More

You may also like

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 ...

Ripcurrentexample
DROWNING PREVENTION  | Published: 13 September 2022

NSRI Cautions Public on Rip Currents

With the recent spate of drowning incidents around the country, some being caused by RIP currents. The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) is urging extreme public caution around the coast. ...