Assistance with tourists experiencing motion sickness – Mossel Bay. Common Dolphin released at sea – Port Elizabeth:

MOSSEL BAY: Andre Fraser, NSRI Port Elizabeth station commander, said: At 08h40, Wednesday, 09th January, NSRI Station 15 Mossel Bay duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from a commercial fishing boat to collect 4 tourists off the boat who were suffering motion sickness. The sea rescue craft St Blaze Rescuer was launched and


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Fatal drowning at Wolfgat Nature Reserve and 2 non-fatal drowning patients, from the same incident, transported to hospital

Vaughn Seconds, NSRI Strandfontein station commander, said: At 16h34, Wednesday, 09th January, Cape Town Water Rescue Network were alerted by CoCT Pro Lifesaving lifeguards reporting to be on the scene at Wolfgat Nature Reserve and performing CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) efforts on a 29 year old man and providing medical care to a 13 year old girl


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Non-fatal drowning – Natures Valley. Quick action saves 2 men – Bakoven. Patient evacuation off Chokka Boat – Port Elizabeth:

File image: Dr Berend Maarsingh

Natures Valley: Robbie Gibson, NSRI Plettenberg Bay deputy station commander, said: At 15h57, Monday, 08th January, NSRI Plettenberg Bay duty crew were activated following reports a male aged 20 rescued and reportedly out of the water at Natures Valley, Groot River Mouth, and reports of CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) efforts on progress. The sea rescue


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Vacancy: Public Relations/Guest Speaker (Southern Cape & Overberg)

VACANCY: Public Relations/Guest Speaker PATERSON GRADING: C2 half day work from home post (Southern Cape region – from Hermanus to Wilderness) REMUNERATION: Gross Annual – R140 228 JOB PURPOSE: To present Sea Rescue through the sharing of stories to school groups, clubs, societies and retirement villages KEY TASKS INCLUDE:  Secure appointments for presentations Attend / host functions as


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2 incidents Wilderness and 1 incident Kleinmond:

WILDERNESS: Mike Vonk, NSRI Wilderness deputy station commander, said: On 03 January 2019 a hiking party of twelve people, including 5 children, set off on a kloofing trip down the Kaaimans river, near Wilderness, departing at about 15h45. The group may have underestimated the difficult terrain and rapids, which had been exacerbated by high water


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Body of father recovered. 3 children rescued:

UPDATE: Sedgefield: The hired boat was not hired out by Pine Lake Marina but by a private boat rental company that operates from the slipway. Pine Lake Marina Management and staff and Pine Lake Marina security staff assisted in the incident but reportedly only became aware of the incident at approximately the same time that NSRI


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Vacancy: Public Relations/Guest Speaker (KZN)

VACANCY: Public Relations/Guest Speaker PATERSON GRADING: C2 half day work from home post (KZN region) REMUNERATION: Gross Annual – R140 228 JOB PURPOSE: To present Sea Rescue through the sharing of stories to school groups, clubs, societies and retirement villages KEY TASKS INCLUDE:  Secure appointments for presentations Attend / host functions as guest speaker Record keeping and reporting


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Vacancy: Marketing Assistant

VACANCY: Marketing Assistant PATERSON GRADING: B5 REMUNERATION: Gross Annual – R178 723 DESCRIPTION: This position has four core responsibilities: sales support, photography, social media support and marketing administration Provide sales support service for online store Manage stock control of all collateral according to company policies and standards Manage the storage and version control of all content and


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Incidents around the coast

Pic: Rogan Ward

CAPE POINT: Darren Zimmerman, NSRI Simon’s Town station commander, said: At 07h00, Tuesday, 01 January, NSRI Station 10 Simon’s Town duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports from MRCC (Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre) of an EPIRB (An emergency position-indicating radio beacon) activation off-shore of Cape Point lighthouse. The sea


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VACANCY: Training Officer (practical)

VACANCY: Training Officer (practical) PATERSON GRADING: C4 REMUNERATION: Gross Annual – R 303 827* DESCRIPTION: Sea Rescue is looking to appoint a Training Officer to conduct practical and theoretical training and assessment of internal volunteer crew, as well as external public. Reporting to the Training Manager, and working with various station training officers, the incumbent will be


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