After we competed at the lifesaving masters, our younger team joined up in Port Elizabeth to compete in the senior/junior division. Our Jeffreys Bay and Melkbosstrand lifeguards competed over a stretch of three days with station 37, JBay, competing for the very first time.  We wouldn’t be Sea Rescue if we didn’t set an example

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West Coast Rescue Swimmers

One of our Cedarberg rescue swimmers keeping watch.

In November last year Sea Rescue trained Rescue Swimmers and a beach safety patrol team to watch over bathers at Clanwilliam, Lamberts Bay and Elands Bay. The team trained extremely hard and were operational from Mid November to Mid January this year. They made a great contribution to water safety in the Cederberg and will

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Natasha Kriel , Master and Melkbos Unit Captain.

Over the next few days our Lifeguards at NSRI Station 18 Melkbosstrand and NSRI Station 37, Jeffreys Bay will be competing at the Lifesaving Nationals in Port Elizabeth. We had a good kick off at the Lifesaving Masters this past weekend, with Sea Rescue bringing home a few gold medals. Natasha Kriel,  our Melkbosstrand Unit

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Melkbosstrand Lifeguard home

Converted shipping containers are extremely useful.  We set them in place during season and they provide a home for our Lifeguards.  The space is carefully configured.  Inside is storage space, place to tend to a casualty if need be, space for the lifeguards to complete their daily paperwork and on the roof – a shaded

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