Spring day at Monwabisi


The Monwabisi lifesaving club lead a hugely successful Spring Day Water Safety event today. Including Strandfontein Surf Lifesaving, Disaster management, Law Enforcement and Strandfontein Sea Rescue. The programme targeted local children giving them Lifeguard rescue demonstrations and a rescue demonstration from Station 16 using their All Terrain Vehicle and Jet Ski. The children were also

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Fun lessons for children during the holidays

A holiday programme was held in Wolseley by the Western Cape Government: Directorate Sport Development. “If you can get young children learning about water safety – they will always remember it; it is like building a safety foundation” said Sherwin Pienaar who coordinates the program. Thanks to Western Cape Government for inviting us … public

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Beware of Rip currents.

Rip currents ( the darker green water) can clearly be seen near Plettenberg Bay.

This picture shows very clearly what rip currents look like from above. The water flows in towards the beach over sandbanks (It is a lighter colour and the waves break evenly over these areas). To get back out to sea sometimes a rip current – or ‘river’ of water – is formed between two sand

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International Water Safety Day

International Water Safety Day is designed to help spread global awareness of the ongoing drowning pandemic, and educate the youth in becoming safer in and around water. Our Water Safety instructors are visiting schools throughout the day to teach water safety. Percy’s day was well spent at Siseko Primary school teaching kids to be safe

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Water safety lessons in the Eastern Cape

The Xhora Dam is being built at the Tshinirha Village, near Mthatha.  Four of our water safety instructors – Val, Vuyo, Siya and Zanele – have traveled to the area to teach water safety lessons to 3 500 learners at 10 schools in the area thanks to a generous sponsorship from Stefanutti Stocks Roads and Earthworks,

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