Multiple incidents responded to this weekend

PLETTENBERG BAY: Monica Taylor, NSRI Plettenberg Bay trainee coxswain, said: At 09h40, Sunday, 11 April, NSRI Plettenberg Bay crew, while at sea conducting routine training exercises, were alerted to eye-witnesses reporting a surf-skier in difficulty in the Keurbooms River Mouth. Our jet rib sea rescue craft, Rescue 14 Bravo, was diverted to respond to the


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3 people safe after their boat capsizes in Knysna

In the video. A SANParks patrol boat, nsri rescue swimmers and police divers right the casualty craft.

Jerome Simonis, NSRI Knysna station commander, said:   At 14h27, Saturday, 10 April, NSRI Knysna duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of a cabin boat, with 3 people onboard, appearing to be in difficulty on Knysna River close to the N2 motorway, between The Point and the N2 Knysna River bridge. Eye-witnesses on the


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National – Monday, 5 April. Incidents:

DURBAN: Jonathan Kellerman, NSRI Durban station commander, said: At 08h00, Sunday, 4 April, NSRI Durban duty crew were activated following a request for medical assistance from an Oil Chemical Tanker carrier at anchor off-shore of the Umhlanga River Mouth. The master of the ship was reported to be suffering a medical complaint and urgent medical


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St Lucia – Boat accident:

SEA RESCUE – St Lucia – Monday, 5 April. Boat Accident: Correction: Incident occurred Monday, 5 April: Jan Hoffman, NSRI St Lucia station commander, said: On Monday, 5 April, while preparing to go fishing on my private boat at St Lucia I was on the beach about to launch my private vessel when at 07h05 I witnessed


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La Mercy – Fatal drowning

Quentin Power, NSRI Ballito station commander, said: At 15h10, Monday, 5 April, NSRI Ballito duty crew, Netcare 911 ambulance services, Ethekwini Municipal lifeguards, SA Police Services, KZN Government Health EMS, local C.E.R.T (Community Emergency Response Team) members and Ethekwini Metro Police responded to reports of a drowning in progress at La Mercy Lagoon. On arrival on the scene


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Pink Rescue Buoy used in rescue – Rooi Els. Boat assisted – Rooi Els. Boat found capsized – Hangklip:

ROOI ELS: Tania Meiring, NSRI Kleinmond duty coxswain, said: At 07h18, Friday, 2 April, NSRI Kleinmond duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Rooi Els. Eye-witnesses reported 2 males in the water with a floatation tube and they had reportedly been in difficulty in the water for over 45 minutes. NSRI


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Gwaing River Mouth – Teenager missing:

Garth Dominy, NSRI Wilderness station commander, said: At 12h51, Tuesday, 30 March, NSRI Wilderness duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of a drowning in progress at Gwaing River Mouth. NSRI rescue swimmers responded to the scene in our NSRI rescue vehicle and NSRI crew responded to Herolds Bay where the sea rescue craft Oscars Rescue was


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Boat catches alight in Gordon’s Bay

Alan Meiklejohn, NSRI Gordon’s Bay station commander, said: At 13h16, Saturday, 27 March, NSRI Gordon’s Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a fishing vessel on fire in Gordon’s Bay harbour. NSRI Gordon’s Bay crew, GB Med Sec ambulance services, CoCT (City of Cape Town) Fire and Rescue Services and the SA Police Services


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