Tourist is rescued after a fall while hiking in Plett

Robbie Gibson, NSRI Plettenberg Bay deputy station commander, said: At 13h23, Tuesday, 11th September, NSRI Plettenberg Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a female suffering injuries following a fall on the Robberg Nature Reserve hiking trail. Our NSRI medical crew responded by road and hiked to the scene to join Plettenberg Bay Nature Conservation


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Two patients evacuated off a ship at sea

Ian Gray, NSRI Port Elizabeth station commander, said: At 19h55, Tuesday, 28th August, NSRI Port Elizabeth duty crew launched the sea rescue craft Spirit of Toft, accompanied by 2 EC Government Health EMS rescue paramedics, to rendezvous with the 177 meter bulk carrier MV Bona to patient evacuate 2 male crew members suffering injuries sustained from a


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Pink Rescue Buoy Donation: Glenwood House School

National Sea Rescue Institute would like to thank Glenwood House School MySchool supporters for their generous donation of 5 Pink Rescue Buoys.  According to the school’s MySchool Coordinator, Helen Marais, of the total funds generated by parents who have nominated Glenwood House School as their beneficiary on the MySchool loyalty programme, 30% is donated quarterly


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Fisherman missing

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Jerome Simonis, NSRI Knysna station commander, said: At 17h02, Thursday, 16th August, NSRI Knysna duty crew were activated following reports of an angler fallen off rocks into the sea at Noetzie and missing in the surf. The sea rescue craft Jaytee IV and Jolen were launched.  NSRI rescue swimmers responded directly to the scene in our sea


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Rescues: National

CAPE ST FRANCIS: At 15h10, Friday, 10th August, NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a kite-surfer in difficulty off-shore of Cape St Francis. The sea rescue craft Spirit of St Francis II was launched and on arrival on the scene, the kite-boarder, a local man aged in his early 50’s was found


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Surfer Injured

Ian Klopper, NSRI Kommetjie station commander, said: At 12h11, Tuesday, 07th August, NSRI Kommetjie duty crew were activated following reports of a surfer injured while surfing off-shore of Long Beach, Kommetjie, at Sunset Reef. Our sea rescue vehicle responded directly to the scene with NSRI medics while our NSRI duty crew responded to our NSRI Kommetjie


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Richard Bay – boat capsize

Hillegard Holtzhausen, NSRI Richards Bay duty coxswain, said: At 07h00, Wednesday, 08th August, NSRI Richards Bay duty crew were activated following reports from City of uMhlathuzi lifeguards and the KZN Natal Sharks Board of a KZN Sharks Board boat capsized and in the surf at Newark Beach at the Port of Richards Bay with 5 crew onboard.


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Boat monitored – Strand. NSRI assist at domestic house gas explosion – Kommetjie. Gray’s Beaked Whale beaches – Camps Bay. Paddler monitored – Jeffrey’s Bay:

STRAND: Alan Meiklejohn, NSRI Gordons Bay station commander, said: At 18h00, Saturday, 21st July, NSRI Gordon’s Bay duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from a boat off-shore of Macassar reporting motor mechanical failure. While preparing to launch sea rescue craft to respond the boat skipper reported that he had managed to get


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