Fatality after boat gets into difficulty

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Schalk Boonzaaier, NSRI Kleinmond station commander, said: At 05h15, Wednesday, 11th December, NSRI Kleinmond duty crew were activated following reports from the Police of a Crayfish Bakkie (small open fishing boat), with 4 fishermen on board, in difficulty with motor mechanical failure in the surfline in the Kleinmond Harbour Mouth and reported to be washing


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This week’s emergency responses.

JEFFREYS BAY: Michael Van Den Bergh, NSRI Jeffreys Bay Station Commander, said: An NSRI pink rescue buoy has successfully been used in a surf rescue in Jeffreys Bay bringing the NSRI Pink Rescue Buoys total successful deployments to date to 51. On Friday afternoon, 29 November, an NSRI rescue swimmer deployed into the surf at


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Betty’s Bay Fatality

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Schalk Boonzaaier, NSRI kleinmond Station Commander, said: At 12h24, Sunday, 01 December, NSRI Kleinmond duty crew were activated following reports of an adult male free diver missing in the sea at Betty’s Bay. 2 Friends had been free diving for crayfish together when the one man got out of the water, waited for his friend,


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Patient medivaced off trawler and surfer assisted

ST FRANCIS BAY Sara Smith, NSRI St Francis Bay station commander, said: At 05h59, Wednesday, 27th November, NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated following a request for medical assistance from the skipper of a Cape Town stern trawler requiring a crewman to be medivaced off the trawler to hospital. MRCC (Maritime Rescue Coordination


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Incidents at Cape Vidal and at Cape Point

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Jan Hofman, NSRI St Lucia Station Commander, said: At 14h42, NSRI St Lucia duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Cape Vidal. NSRI rescue swimmers and paramedics responded. On arrival on the scene a 62 year old woman from Switzerland had reportedly been assisted from the surf by 2 former lifeguards


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Man saved from drowning

At 14h11, Thursday, 14th November, NSRI Table Bay and NSRI Melkbosstrand were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Milnerton Lagoon Beach. NSRI Table Bay and NSRI Melkbosstrand, NSRI Lifeguards, CoCT (City of Cape Town) Lifeguards at Milnerton Beach, Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services and their Dive Unit, WC Government Health EMS,


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Strandfontein – Teenager missing in the surf

At 13h22, Sunday, 10th November, NSRI Strandfontein duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Fishermans Walk, West of Strandfontein Pavilion. The Sea Rescue craft Grand West CSI and Film Industry Fund Rescuer One were launched to search in the surfline, NSRI rescue swimmers, CoCT (City of Cape Town), Strandfontein Surf Lifesaving


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Yzerfontein – Fatal drowning

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At 13h22, Saturday, 09 November, NSRI Yzerfontein duty crew were activated following Police reports of a drowning in progress at Rooipan se Klippe. The sea rescue craft Sonja was launched and NSRI crew responded directly to the scene to join Police on the scene and a local doctor’s assistant, a paramedic, also responded. On arrival


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