Oyster Bay – NSRI pink rescue buoy successfully used in a rescue:

Ricardo Kettledas, a 29 year old local man from Oyster Bay that used our Pink Rescue Bouy, 36-2, Sponsored by Reef, to help save the two teenagers. Photographed here with Lodewyk van Rensburg, NSRI Oyster Bay station commander, who swam out to sea with Ricardo and assisted in the rescue of the second teenager.

Lodewyk van Rensburg, NSRI Oyster Bay station commander, said: At 13h20, Monday, 13th January, NSRI Oyster Bay duty crew were activated to investigate eye-witness reports, from an NSRI coast watcher, of children launching into the surf with the NSRI Pink Rescue Buoy that is stationed at that beach and the reasons for them launching into the surf with


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NSRI Pink Rescue Buoy Programme

Sea Rescue presented our NSRI Pink Rescue Buoy emergency flotation project at International Lifesaving’s biannual ‘World Conference on Drowning Prevention’ (WCDP) Conference in Durban this week. NSRI’s Drowning Prevention manager Andrew Ingram addressed delegates from around the world explaining where the idea originated from, how it has been funded and implemented and that to date


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Our Pink Rescue Buoy Project

‘We currently have 463 Pink Buoys at drowning hot spots around the country with 46 lives that have been saved.  With generous support from individuals and companies we hope to expand the placement of the Pink Rescue Buoys into many more municipalities that would like to partner with us to save lives.  Rule number one


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