Still Bay – Thursday, 6 August. 2 Incidents

Jean du Plessis, NSRI Still Bay station commander, said: At 14h26, Thursday, 6 August, NSRI Still Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a kite-surfer in difficulty approximately 500 meters off-shore of Still Bay harbour and eye-witnesses confirmed that he being swept out to sea. Our duty crew responded to our sea rescue base and the


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Saturday, 25 July. Fishing vessel saved from sinking

Willem Lubbe, NSRI Yzerfontein station commander, said: At 08h36, Saturday, 25 July, NSRI Yzerfontein duty crew were activated following reports of a local fishing vessel with 10 crew onboard taking water 9 nautical miles off-shore of Yzerfontein. Our NSRI Yzerfontein duty crew responded to our sea rescue base and our sea rescue craft Rotary Onwards was


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Tuesday, 21 July. Surfer dies

KOMMETJIE: Dave Smith, NSRI Kommetjie duty coxswain, said: At 11h15, Tuesday, 21 July, NSRI Kommetjie medical crew responded to Inner Komm, Kommetjie, following reports from a public member of a male surfer collapsed unconscious on the rocks on the shoreline. CMR (Cape Medical Response), False Bay Volunteer EMS and the SA Police Services were also activated. On


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Incidents in Durban, Kommetjie, Victoria Bay and Table Bay:

Picture: Deidre Cloete

KOMMETJIE: Ian Klopper, NSRI Kommetjie station commander, said: At 09h45, Sunday, 5 July, NSRI Kommetjie duty crew were activated following reports of a 5 meter RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat) with 3 local Kommetjie male crew onboard the casualty boat that was suffering engine failure reportedly from kelp ingestion in the motor propellers The boat was


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