British man rescued from rip current – Kleinmond:

KLEINMOND: Schalk Boonzaaier, NSRI Kleinmond station commander, said: At 18h16, Tuesday, 15th January, NSRI Kleinmond duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Kleinmond Main Beach. NSRI rescue swimmers responded directly to the scene where we found a 64 year old man, from London, United Kingdom, being swept out to sea by


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Incidents around the coast

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MOSSEL BAY: Andre Fraser, NSRI Mossel Bay station commander, said: On the afternoon of Saturday, 12th January, NSRI Station 15 Mossel Bay dispatched the sea rescue craft St Blaze Rescuer and an NSRI rescue vehicle to the launch slip way at the Yacht Club in Mossel Bay Harbour and the SA Police Services and a


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Assistance with tourists experiencing motion sickness – Mossel Bay. Common Dolphin released at sea – Port Elizabeth:

MOSSEL BAY: Andre Fraser, NSRI Port Elizabeth station commander, said: At 08h40, Wednesday, 09th January, NSRI Station 15 Mossel Bay duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from a commercial fishing boat to collect 4 tourists off the boat who were suffering motion sickness. The sea rescue craft St Blaze Rescuer was launched and


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Fatal drowning at Wolfgat Nature Reserve and 2 non-fatal drowning patients, from the same incident, transported to hospital

Vaughn Seconds, NSRI Strandfontein station commander, said: At 16h34, Wednesday, 09th January, Cape Town Water Rescue Network were alerted by CoCT Pro Lifesaving lifeguards reporting to be on the scene at Wolfgat Nature Reserve and performing CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) efforts on a 29 year old man and providing medical care to a 13 year old girl


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Non-fatal drowning – Natures Valley. Quick action saves 2 men – Bakoven. Patient evacuation off Chokka Boat – Port Elizabeth:

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Natures Valley: Robbie Gibson, NSRI Plettenberg Bay deputy station commander, said: At 15h57, Monday, 08th January, NSRI Plettenberg Bay duty crew were activated following reports a male aged 20 rescued and reportedly out of the water at Natures Valley, Groot River Mouth, and reports of CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) efforts on progress. The sea rescue


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Boat capsized – Sodwana. Child rescued – Wilderness. Paraglider rescued – Wilderness.Missing man – Zandvlei:

SODWANA: On Saturday, 29th December, during the late morning, a boat with 5 crew onboard capsized off-shore between the lighthouse and Jessa Point.  It is believed all 5 crew were assisted ashore by local dive charter boats and private boats.  Isimangaliso Wetland staff responded and confirmed all 5 crew were safely ashore and not injured and the


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Authorities dealing with a whale washed ashore – Wilderness. Patient evacuation off a cruise-liner – Mossel Bay:

WILDERNESS: Saturday, 29th December: Bathers and beach users are requested to be cautious along the Wilderness coastline due to suspected increased inshore shark activity after a Humpback whale washed ashore late yesterday, Friday, 28th December, on Wilderness Beach. George Municipal lifeguards, George Fire and Rescue Services, NSRI Wilderness, SA National Parks rangers, S.M.A.R.T. (Stranded Marine


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