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The NSRI Plettenberg Bay siren was sounded activating the NSRI Plettenberg Bay duty crew to respond following reports of a boat, with 4 adult crew onboard, 3 females and a male, capsized off-shore in waves while exiting the Keurbooms River Mouth.

Sunday, 19 December, the sea rescue craft Rescue Eric Stratford, Rescue Free Runner and Courtney's Rescuer were launched while NSRI rescue swimmers, Bitou Municipal lifeguards and NSRI medics responded directly to the scene.

On arrival on the scene the casualty RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat) was found to already be on the beach with all 4 casualties who were not injured.

NSRI and lifeguards assisted to right and recover their casualty boat on the beach.

No further assistance was required.

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