Donate Shop Call for Help Now Find a Base

NSRI EMERGENCY
OPERATION CENTRE (EOC)

087 094 9774
Arthur Crewe, NSRI Hartbeespoort Dam station commander, said:At 19h20, Thursday, 26 November, NSRI Hartbeespoort Dam duty crew launched the NSRI rescue craft Rotary Endeavour to respond to assist 3 locals, 2 males and a female, on a boat surrounded by dense Hyacinth after their boat experienced engine failure.On arrival on the scene we found them safe and they were towed to shore where they required no further assistance.At 12h28, Friday, 27 November, NSRI Hartbeespoort Dam duty crew launched an SRU (Strategic Rescue Unit) rescue craft following reports of an air boat capsized on the Crocodile River.On arrival on the scene we found 2 local male crew members and 6 guests, males and females, believed to be from Johannesburg, on the upturned hull of the casualty air boat and they were not injured.They were taken ashore without incident and the owners are arranging to have the air boat salvaged.At 19h04, Friday 27 November, NSRI Hartbeespoort Dam duty crew launched the SRU (Strategic Rescue Unit) rescue craft following a request for assistance from 9 people, from Pecanwood, reporting battery failure of their open ski-boat that was caught by a hail storm on Hartbeespoort Dam.On arrival on the scene they were found to be safe and we towed them to the NSRI Hartbeespoort Dam auxiliary rescue station and they required no further assistance.
Next Article

Zululand Observer demonstrates the dangers of sudden drop in seabed level..

Read More

You may also like

2023 10 17 Hermanus ORC
RESCUES  | Published: 21 June 2024

NSRI Hermanus responds to child in water emergency

At 12h57, Thursday, 20 June, NSRI Hermanus duty crew were activated following eyewitness reports of a drowning in progress at Skulphoek, Hermanus. ...

2024 06 20 Schulphoek Hermanus
RESCUES  | Published: 21 June 2024

Child Missing

NSRI Hermanus duty crew were activated following eyewitness reports of a drowning in progress at Skulphoek, Hermanus. ...

Spring Tide Alert
SAFETY ALERT  | Published: 20 June 2024

Safety Alert: Full Moon Spring Tide

NSRI and the emergency services are appealing to bathers, boaters, paddlers, sailors, shoreline anglers and coastal hikers to be cautious around the coastline as the full moon Spring tide causes the daily 2 high tides to be higher than normal ...