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At 11 am on Saturday, 16 December, at the Round Table Clubhouse on Middle Beach at Kenton-on-Sea, the new NSRI JetRib Spirit of Kenton was named and blessed.

Guests were welcomed by Station Commander Chris Pike, who then handed over Rotary President Vaughn Nesbit. “This project is the culmination of a 12-month journey to establish the NSRI here at Kenton-on-Sea,” said Vaughn. “Establishing this station would never have been possible without the generous donations made by numerous people and organisations within this community.” We, as Rotary, will continue to support this station and other initiatives such as water safety. We look forward to a long collaboration with the NSRI,” he said.

Spirit of Kenton Blessing

NSRI Regional Rep Ian Gray thanked Round Table for making the venue available, Rotary for making the fund-raising happen in such a short time and the people of Kenton for supporting the station. The JetRib Spirit of Kenton is perfect for an immediate response at Kenton, and you always have the bigger boats at Port Alfred to back her up.

After Reverend Johnson blessed the vessel, Rotary Past President Simon Matthews traditionally named the vessel: “I name this rescue craft Spirit of Kenton. May God bless her and all who serve on her.”

Spirit of Kenton Blessing
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