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PLETTENBERG BAY:Marc Rodgers, NSRI Plettenberg Bay station commander, said:At 08h35, Saturday, 24 October, NSRI Plettenberg Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a female fallen near to The Gap on the Robberg Nature Reserve hiking trail.NSRI Plettenberg Bay crew responded and on arrival on the scene the female, age 58, from Johannesburg was treated for an injury sustained in a fall.The lady was taken to hospital in a stable condition for further treatment.SHELLY BEACH:Ruahn Beattie, NSRI Shelly Beach duty coxswain, said:At 09h08, Saturday, 24 October, NSRI Shelly Beach duty crew were activated following reports of a boat capsized at the Shelly Beach launch site, Sonny Evans small craft harbour.NSRI rescue swimmers and Med-Evac ambulance services responded to the scene where 3 persons that were on a boat that capsized in the surfline were found safe on the beach and they were checked by Med-Evac paramedics and they were not injured and they required no further assistance.The capsized washed ashore and was recovered without incident with the assistance of local boaters using a tractor.SALDANHA BAY:Nic Stevens, NSRI Mykonos deputy station commander, said:At 09h15, Saturday, 24 October, NSRI Mykonos duty crew were activated following reports of a 5 meter ski-boat with engine failure in the Port of Saldanha with 3 men onboard.They reported that they were able to anchor their boat to a mussel farming raft.The sea rescue craft Spirit of Surfski 5 was launched and on arrival on the scene we found them safe and we established a tow-line.We towed them to the Pepper Bay slipway in the Port of Saldanha where their boat was recovered and they required no further assistance.PORT ELIZABETH:Justin Erasmus, NSRI Port Elizabeth station commander, said:On Sunday morning, 25 October, NSRI Port Elizabeth duty crew launched the rescue craft JLT Rescuer, accompanied by a EC Government Health EMS rescue paramedic, and rendezvoused with a container motor vessel at anchor in Algoa Bay to patient evacuate an adult male crewman, from Myanmar, suffering a medical complaint.The patient, in a stable condition, was transferred onto our sea rescue craft and he was brought to our sea rescue station in the care of the paramedic.The patient was transported to hospital by EMS ambulance for further medical care.GORDONS BAY:Alan Meiklejohn, NSRI Gordons Bay station commander, said:At 14h10, Sunday, 25 October, NSRI Gordons Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a yacht with 5 crew onboard reporting engine gear box failure requiring assistance outside of Gordons Bay harbour and needing assistance to get into the harbour.The sea rescue craft Spirit of Surfski was launched and on arrival on the scene we found the yacht being assisted by the crew of a local boat that had established a towline.We took over the towline from the local boat and towed the yacht to her mooring in Gordons Bay harbour without incident and once safely moored no further assistance was required.NSRI commend the local boat that assisted on the scene.
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