SAWDN – PORT ELIZABETH – Monday, 25th November. Humpback whale freed in a disentanglement operation:

At 09h30, Monday, 25th November, SA Whale Disentanglement Network (SAWDN) volunteers launched from the Port Elizabeth NSRI station aboard two NSRI Port Elizabeth sea rescue craft, JLT Rescuer and Spirit of Surfski 4, following eye-witness reports from the crew of a charter boat of a Humpback whale entangled in fishing rope lines off-shore East of Port Elizabeth’s Port in Algoa


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SEA RESCUE – National – Sunday, 24 November. Yacht assisted – West Coast. Kite-surfer rescued – Struisbaai

WEST COAST: Mike Shaw, NSRI Mykonos station commander, said: At 22h57, Saturday, 23rd November, NSRI Mykonos duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following a request for assistance from crew of a yacht, returning from Elands Bay, reporting no wind conditions and they had discovered motor mechanical failure believed to be


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Incidents at Richards Bay and Simon’s Town:

Station 10 Crew assisting the entangled seal.

RICHARDS BAY: Jacques Kruger, NSRI Richards Bay deputy station commander, said: At 07h58, Friday, 15th November, NSRI Richards Bay duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority following a request for assistance from an International yacht that was taking the precaution, due to unfavourable weather, requesting to be escorted into Port due to


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Little ones enjoying the Watersafety Lessons!

Mr Martin Delport thoroughly enjoyed the presentation and was very keen to assist Nicole.

Every year NSRI crews and lifeguards rescue many children; however, it is better to teach them how to stay safe in the first place and it is therefore that Pioneer Fishing (West Coast) Pty Ltd had requested our Water Safety instructors visit primary schools in St Helena. Nicole Anthoney, one of the Water Safety instructors, visited 4 schools


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