We remain fully operational during this time

NATIONAL: NSRI remains fully operational and in service to respond to emergencies during the Covid-19 lockdown. The sea rescue emergency number – National 112 from your cellphone and 087 094-9774. Sea Rescue local emergency numbers are posted on the NSRI home page www.searescue.org.za All precautions and protocols as directed by the Department of Health are


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SEA RESCUE – NATIONAL – Wednesday, 25 March. NSRI remains fully operational and in service during the lockdown:

Picture by NSRI/ NSRI volunteers on a recent rescue operation.

NSRI remains fully operational and in service to respond to emergencies during the Covid19 lockdown. The sea rescue emergency number – National 112 from your cellphone and 0870949774. Sea Rescue local emergency numbers are posted on the NSRI home page www.nsri.org.za All precautions and protocols as directed by the Department of Health are being adhered to


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Long weekend callouts – Volunteers respond to nine callouts as the holiday season kicks off

Pink Buoys Save Lives

NSRI Volunteers from STATION 4 – Mykonos, STATION 9 – Gordon’s Bay and STATION 14 – Plettenberg Bay responded to five separate incidents on Saturday 14th December and Sunday 15th December, bringing the total number of incidents reported over the long weekend to nine, thus far. Recent incidents reported occurred as follows: STATION 4 –


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Port Edward receives JetRIB

On Saturday, the 9th November, our National Training Manager, Graeme Harding handed over the first JetRIB to our Sea Rescue Station in Port Edward.  This marks the beginning of the roll-out of surf zone stations around the country who will be equipped with this new vessel. “Designed specifically for surf rescue in collaboration with Droomers


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NSRI: E-Learning Tender

1 Invitation to Tender: NSRI Online E-Learning Platforms. 2 Outline: The National Sea Rescue Institute of South Africa (NSRI) (hereinafter referred to as “Sea Rescue”), requires a service provider for the hosting,  management, maintenance & development of its online e-learning platforms. The two sites are: “nsritrainingacademy.com” (free for use by Sea Rescue Members) and “bravobravo.co.za”


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Sea Rescue Survival Swimming

A small group of Sea Rescue volunteer Survival Swimming instructors upskilled the basic swimming ability of 24 children at the Sea Point pavilion on Saturday. It was great to watch this new category of NSRI volunteer at work. Seeing instructors and students break into huge smiles when the student mastered a new swimming skill was


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New Station Commanders and Deputies 2019

The Station Commander Elections have been held and the new candidates will serve for the period 2019 – 2021. We would like to thank those who stand down: Quentin Botha (Table Bay), Morné Dettmer (Mykonos), Andre Fletcher (Durban), Ian Gray  (Port Elizabeth), Geoff McGregor (East London), Lyall Pringle (Hout Bay), Juan Pretorius (Port Alfred), Rhine


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