Port Edward – Fisherman stung by Blue Stingray:

A stingray. File photo Image: 123rf.com/Richard Whitcombe

John Nicholas, NSRI Port Edward station commander, said: At 12h09, Tuesday, 16th July, Port Edward duty crew were activated following reports of a paddle-skier in difficulty off Anties Bay. Our sea rescue craft Rescue Runner was launched and our NSRI rescue vehicle, Police search and Rescue and Med-Evac ambulance services responded. On arrival on the


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Boat capsizes – Plettenberg Bay. Jet-ski assisted – Tableview. Surfskier assisted – East London. Pleasure motor boat assisted – Hout Bay.:  

PLETTENBERG BAY: Marc Rodgers, NSRI Plettenberg Bay station commander, said: At 07h24, Sunday, 14th July, NSRI Plettenberg Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a boat capsized in the Keurbooms River Mouth. Our Discovery rescue runner and Ray Farnham Rescuer were launched and our NSRI rescue vehicle and NSRI rescue crew responded to the


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Incidents: Sea Point, Hermanus, Knysna and Durban.:

Image courtesy of NSRI: Graeme Harding

SEA POINT: Quentin Botha, NSRI Table Bay station commander, said: At 16h21, Friday, 05 July, NSRI Table Bay duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of a drowning in progress at Sunset Beach, Sea Point. NSRI Table Bay, NSRI Headquarters and NSRI Bakoven dispatched rescue swimmers to respond to the scene. Sea rescue craft at


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Boat capsized Umkomaas:

Kevin Fourie, NSRI Rocky Bay station commander, said: No injuries were sustained on Sunday afternoon when a semi rigid inflatable recreational fishing boat with 4 men onboard capsized at the backline offshore at Umkomaas River Mouth. It appears that the boat was returning to shore at the time. Police Search and Rescue, lifeguards, emergency services


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Jetski assisted in Ballito

Quentin Power, NSRI Ballito station commander, said: At 10h00, Tuesday, 18 June, NSRI Ballito duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from 2 men reporting to be experiencing motor failure on a jet ski half a nautical mile off-shore of Westbrook Beach after launching earlier at Umdloti Beach. Our sea rescue craft Yamaha


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Incidents in Wilderness and Kleinmond:

WILDERNESS: Robert van Heldsingen, NSRI Wilderness station commander, said: At 15h24, Monday, 17th June, an NSRI crewman, on the Kaaimans River at the time, alerted our NSRI Wilderness duty crew to investigate a group hiking in a canyon on the Kaaimans River appearing to be in difficulty. While NSRI Wilderness duty crew were activated to


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A yacht and her solo sailor assisted

Reinard Geldenhuys, NSRI Agulhas station commander, said: At 10h30, Sunday, 16th June, NSRI Agulhas became aware of the yacht LOGOS, sailing from Simon’s Town to Mossel Bay, caught in no wind conditions and under motor power. The yacht was in the vicinity of Quoin Point and the solo skipper, Stefan Pick from Mossel Bay, feared


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