Thanks to the Dis-Chem Foundation

Our grateful thanks to the Dis-Chem Foundation who sponsored some sun screen and sun screen lips for our lifeguards. Our 7 life guarding units countrywide will undertake a total of 1 512 volunteer days over the coming summer months focusing on saving lives at beaches through education, prevention and rescue.


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Boat assisted: Hartbeespoort Dam

HARTBEESPOORT DAM: Rod Pitter, NSRI Hartbeespoort Dam station commander, said:  At 19h10 NSRI Hartbeespoort Dam duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from 2 Pretoria men on a power boat reporting to be stranded in the Hyacinth on Hartbeespoort Dam and their boat Catch Me suffered motor mechanical failure. They had launched earlier from the Ifafi


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Man rescued off rocks at Clifton 2nd Beach:

Luke van Riet, NSRI Bakoven deputy station commander, said: At 14h30, Thursday, 13th September, NSRI Bakoven duty crew were activated following reports of a man injured on rocks at Clifton 2nd Beach. NSRI rescue swimmers and NSRI medics, CSO (Community Security Organisation) EZRA paramedics, WC Government Health EMS rescue squad, CoCT (City of Cape Town) Municipal lifeguards and


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Fatal pedestrian accident:

Port Edward

John Nicholas, NSRI Port Edward station commander, said: At 08h00, Friday, 07th September, NSRI Port Edward medical crew were activated  following reports of a pedestrian motor vehicle accident in Glenmore on the R61 motorway. NSRI medics responded and KwaZulu ambulance services, Port Edward Safety and the SA Police Services responded. On arrival on the scene sadly


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Rescues: National

CAPE ST FRANCIS: At 15h10, Friday, 10th August, NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a kite-surfer in difficulty off-shore of Cape St Francis. The sea rescue craft Spirit of St Francis II was launched and on arrival on the scene, the kite-boarder, a local man aged in his early 50’s was found


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NSRI assist at motor vehicle accident:

John Nicholas, NSRI Port Edward station commander, said: At 12h00, Wednesday, 08th August, NSRI Port Edward medical crew were activated to assist at a motor vehicle accident on the Ezingweni Road involving 2 motor vehicles, a light pick up (LDV) and a hatchback. Our Sea Rescue vehicle responded and on arrival on the scene NSRI medics


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National Incidents for Tuesday 24th July

THREE ANCHOR BAY: Paula Leech, NSRI Table Bay duty controller, said: At 09h31, Tuesday, 24th July, NSRI Bakoven and NSRI Table Bay duty crews were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports of a boat washing ashore onto rocks at Three Anchor Bay and eye-witness reports of people on the casualty boat.


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