Child missing in Strand

Alan Meiklejohn, NSRI Strand station commander, said: At 14h36, Saturday, 24th August, NSRI Strand duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports of a drowning in progress at Strand Beach. The sea rescue craft Spirit of Surfski and Mercantile Spirit were launched and our sea rescue vehicle and NSRI rescue


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Patient evacuation off a ship:

Marc de Vos, NSRI Table Bay station commander, said: At 22h55, Tuesday, 20th August, NSRI Table Bay duty crew, accompanied by WC Government Health EMS rescue paramedics, launched the sea rescue craft Spirit of Vodacom and rendezvoused with a container ship off-shore of the Port of Table Bay. NSRI rescue crew and the EMS rescue paramedics


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Blessing of Rotarian Burnett

Rotarian, Richard Burnett. The new 6.5m vessel at Hermanus has been named after him

On Saturday the 17 August, volunteers, supporters and Rotarians of Rotary Table Bay, Newlands and Hermanus gathered at our temporary Hermanus rescue base to bless their new 6.5 metre vessel Rotarian Burnett.  24 years ago Rotarian Richard Burnett came up with the idea of hosting an annual wine auction to raise funds for the NSRI. 


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R115 000 raised at Hermanus Wine Auction

Crew of Hermanus Rescue Base with Richard Burnett, Rotary Club of Newlands and Dean Wegerle our Event Fundraiser

On Friday the 16th August, The Rotary Clubs of Newlands and Table Bay, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Hermanus and the African Pride Arabella Hotel and Spa, hosted the first annual wine auction in Hermanus.  The proceeds of the wine auction will fund the new 6.5 metre rescue vessel at Hermanus that has


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Car Competition – First Finalist for 2019

On Wednesday 14 August, our Fundraising call centre team hosted the NSRI Mitsubishi Car Competition mid year draw under the watchful eye of our auditors from Cecil Kilpin. Congratulations to our first finalist in the NSRI Double Mitsubishi Draw: Mr. Stuart Sinclair of Parktown North, we will see you in Cape Town in January next


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Patient casualty evacuated following cliff fall:

Robert van Helsdingen, NSRI Wilderness station commander, said: At 13h26, Saturday, 10th August, NSRI Wilderness duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of a suspected drowning in progress on the shoreline at a rocky cliff face West of the Victoria Bay Western Point, near to George. The sea rescue craft ClemenGold Rescuer was launched and NSRI


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Patient evacuated off crude oil tanker:

Picture by Netcare 911 - the Airborne Sea Rescue team (SA AIR FORCE 15 SQUADRON, NETCARE 911 and NSRI DURBAN) on the patient evacuation operation this morning in Durban.

Andre Fletcher , NSRI Durban station commander, said: A 46 year old Romanian ships crewman has been safely patient evacuated off a crude oil tanker, 6 nautical miles off-shore of the Port of Durban, this morning, Friday, 09 August. NSRI Durban rescue swimmers, Netcare 911 rescue paramedics and an SA Air Force Flight team in


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