Directors thanks for Herold’s Bay rescue

Cliff Coombe and Sydney Erasmus were awarded the NSRI’s Directors thanks for rescuing three teenagers at 14h48 on the 1st September 2019. Sydney entered the water at Herolds Bay with his body board to assist Cliff, who had taken a Pink Rescue Buoy to help three teenagers who were being pulled out to sea in a rip


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NPO Winner of Integrated Reporting Awards 2019

We are proud to announce that our Integrated Report was named the 2019 winner in the NPO category of the JSE Chartered Secretaries Integrated Awards ceremony hosted at Montecasino last night. “Sea Rescue is a peoples organisation, we are accountable to our donors, volunteers, staff, stakeholders and beneficiaries. Our Integrated Report is an expression and


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IMRF (International Maritime Rescue Federation) Awards 2019

Pictured here on the left, Marc Rodgers, NSRI Plettenberg Bay Station Commander and Robbie Gibson, NSRI Plettenberg Bay Coxswain holding the award presented to them at the IMRF awards ceremony in London today

SEA RESCUE – IMRF Awards – Tuesday, 10 September. IMRF (International Maritime Rescue Federation) Awards: NSRI are delighted to announce our NSRI Plettenberg Bay, Station 14, station commander Marc Rodgers and NSRI Plettenberg Bay, Station 14, coxswain Robbie Gibson, attending the IMRF (International Maritime Rescue Federation) awards in London were awarded second place, in the


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NSRI Plettenberg Bay volunteers chosen as finalists in the 2019 IMRF Innovation and Technology Awards:

Picture attached, by NSRI Plettenberg Bay: The Purpose Designed Rescue Stretcher with (picture centre): NSRI Plettenberg station commander, Marc Rodgers. (and picture left): the manufacturer of the rescue stretcher, Marcus van Deventer. (and picture right): NSRI Plettenberg Bay coxswain, Robbie Gibson.

Congratulations to our NSRI Plettenberg Bay volunteers for being chosen as finalists in the 2019 IMRF – International Maritime Rescue Federation’s Innovation and technology awards for their purpose designed rescue stretcher which was designed for coastline rock and surf patient extrication. NSRI Plettenberg Bay station commander Marc Rodgers and NSRI Plettenberg Bay coxswain Robbie Gibson


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Howard Bell awarded with Directors’ thanks

Howard Bell, from Bakoven, was awarded with a Directors’ Letter of Thanks for a rescue that he carried out on 06 January 2019. The Letter of thanks reads:   “Howard joined Station 2 in 1983 and served as sea-going crew until August 2017 when he took on the role of station engineer. On the morning


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AGM and Awards Evening 2019

NSRI’s 52nd Annual General Meeting and Awards evening was held in Durban on Friday 31st May 2019 at uShaka Marine World, Durban, 17h30 for 18h00.  Sea Rescue  honoured contributions under the following categories: bravery, special service, station awards and long service awards from 20 to 45 years.  Thank you to Deon Govender,  DJ on East Coast


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Rob Stirrat honoured for 43 years of service to Sea Rescue

Awards Committee Chairman, Brad Geyser presents a Director's Thanks Award to Rob Stirrat. 

On Wednesday, Rob Stirrat was honoured for his enormous contribution towards Sea Rescue over the past 43 years.  He officially retired in 2018 as a Director of our Governance Board.   Thank you so much Rob. The Citation reads: The Directors of The National Sea Rescue Institute accord their thanks to Robert Stirrat “one of the


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Winner of the Integrated Report awards

This evening our Integrated Report is winner in the NPO category of the JSE Chartered Secretaries Integrated Awards ceremony hosted at Montecasino. “Our Integrated Annual Report is a comprehensive document which reflects the many facets of our business.  As an organisation run by volunteers and funded by donations, we believe that we have an obligation


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Locals honoured at Hermanus Awards Evening

Station 17 Hermanus hosted a small awards evening at their rescue base last night.  Letters of Appreciation were handed over to locals; Jaco Stemmet, Jolene Hughes and Athenkosi Dlavuza for their involvement in some brave rescues in Kleinmond and Hermanus. Crew were also presented with their Station Excellence Award and their Pat O Sullivan award


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