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Fishing trawler 17may
RESCUES  | Published: 18 May 2024

Fishing trawler sinks, 9 fishermen recovered, 11 still missing

A fishing trawler has sunk 30 nautical miles off the coast of Cape Town - 9 fishermen have been recovered but 11 are still missing at sea. ...

Terrance 4225
RESCUES  | Published: 15 May 2024

NSRI Life Boat Club member rescued on the wild-side of Gqeberha

Terrence Grewar, 74-year-old retiree from the hamlet of Schoenmakerskop, on the wild-side of Gqeberha, had taken up a new hobby of paddling. He joined a paddling club based at the North End Lake and upskilled himself to a point where ...

Melkbosstrand callout 14may2024
RESCUES  | Published: 15 May 2024

One man deceased, and another and 3 pet dogs are missing at sea near Bloubergstrand

SAPS Water Policing and Diving Servicesand Table View Police continue searching for missing Pierre Lotter, age 23, from Kathu, and 3 Dachshund dogs at Bloubergstrand shoreline. ...

2024 05 11 St Helena BB
RESCUES  | Published: 13 May 2024

Spirit of Santam II, NSRI Saint Helena Bay’s new JetRIB blessed.

The blessing of a new rescue vessel is a time-honoured tradition in the NSRI. ...

2024 05 08 Shelly Beach
RESCUES  | Published: 9 May 2024

Good Samaritan using a rescue torpedo buoy saves a man's life

Good Samaritan Scelo Cele, of Shelly Beach Tower Control, is commended for saving an adult man who was caught in rip currents yesterday at the boat launch slipway side of Shelly beach / on Tuesday, 7 May, during the morning. ...

Otter Trail hiking guide South Africa jpg
RESCUES  | Published: 4 May 2024

Two hikers, on the Otter trail, trapped on rocks in a rising tide were rescued

Charles Hutchins, NSRI Oyster Bay shore controller, said: At 07h40, Friday, 3 May, NSRI Storms River duty crew and SA National Parks Tsitsikamma Park rangers were activated following reports of 2 hikers stranded on rocks, in a gulley along the ...