Christmas day incidents in Wilderness and Boxing Day incidents Struisbaai, Shelly Beach, Ramsgate, Mfazana, Natures Valley, Blouberg, Jeffreys Bay: 

WILDERNESS: Mike Vonk, NSRI Wilderness deputy station commander, said: 25 December 17h23, NSRI Station 23 Wilderness were alerted by life guards on Wilderness Beach who requested assistance with 4 casualties caught in a rip-current. NSRI crew, who had based themselves at the station over this busy time to be able to respond quickly, immediately launched 4.2m Oscar’s


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Fatal drowning

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KLEINMOND: At 19h55, Tuesday, 25th December, NSRI Station 42 Kleinmond, WC Government Health EMS and the SA Police Services responded to the R44 Palmiet River bridge following reports from a group of men suspecting their 28 year old local male friend to have drowned earlier that afternoon. It appears that a group of men were jumping


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Incidents on Sunday, 23rd December

JEFFREYS BAY: At 10h30, Sunday, 23rd December, NSRI Station 37 Jeffreys Bay were activated following reports of 5 swimmers in trouble at the beach break between Magna Tubes and Boneyards. A 16 year old female and a 17 year old male were caught in rip currents. Their Grandmother raised the alarm. 5 young men went


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Father and son missing at sea:

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BEACH VIEW, PORT ELIZABETH: At 21h06, Saturday, 22nd December, NSRI Station 6 Port Elizabeth were alerted to reports of a father and son missing in the sea at Beach View. It appears that the father, 35, his son, 10, from Beach View, and his nephew, 16, from Algoa Park, launched a canoe to go fishing


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Child in fatal drowning – WILDERNESS. Boat assisted – KLEINMOND. Sailing dinghy found washed up on rocks – GORDON’S BAY:

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WILDERNESS: Mike Vonk, NSRI Wilderness deputy station commander, said: On Sunday, 16 December, at 17h52, NSRI Wilderness duty crew were activated by lifeguards at Wilderness main beach to assist at the scene of a drowning. A 6-year old boy was recovered from the lagoon at main beach by lifeguards and CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) was


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Man missing – STRANDFONTEIN. Lifeguards rescue female from the surf – VICTORIA BAY:

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STRANDFONTEIN, WEST COAST: Rico Menezies, NSRI Lamberts Bay station commander, said: Police are continuing a search at Strandfontein, on the West Coast, for a man, aged 46, from Van Rhynsdorp, missing since Friday afternoon and suspected to be missing in the sea. NSRI Lamberts Bay were notified on Saturday night that Police had started a


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Weekend callouts around the coast

LAMBERTS BAY: Stewart Seini, Manager of NSRI’s Cederberg Municipality Water Safety Program, said: At 16h35, Saturday, 08th December, NSRI duty beach patrollers noticed a man on a jet-ski appearing to be in difficulty just off-shore of Lamberts Bay. An NSRI surf rescue swimmer, using a Malibu rescue board. paddled out to the man while the NSRI


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Spearfisherman found deceased:

Source: SA-Venues.com

Quentin Power, NSRI Ballito station commander, said: Just prior to 21h00, Thursday, 29th November, NSRI Ballito duty crew were activated following reports of a spearfisherman missing in the Sheffield Beach area. The sea rescue craft Caltex Challenger II was launched and Kwadakuza Municipal lifeguards and IPSS Medical Rescue responded. On arrival at scene it was found that earlier


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Teenager missing in the surf: Rocky Bay

Kevin Fourie, NSRI Rocky Bay station commander, said: An ongoing search for a missing 16 year old male continued from 04h30 today, Friday, 30th November, including NSRI Rocky Bay duty crew and Police Search and Rescue, at Scottburgh Beach. The sea rescue craft Freemasons Way was launched but despite the ongoing sea and shoreline search


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