Incidents St Francis Bay, Mossel Bay:

ST FRANCIS BAY: Sara Jane Smith, NSRI St Francis Bay station commander, said: At 06h50, Wednesday, 18th September, NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated following a request for medical assistance from a Chokka fishing boat just outside of Port St Francis reporting a male adult crewman onboard suffering a medical emergency and requiring


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Incidents Sunset Beach, Kommetjie, East Coast:  

SUNSET BEACH: Stewart Seini, NSRI Lifeguard coordinator, said: At 15h27, Tuesday, 17th September, NSRI Melkbosstrand and NSRI Lifeguards were activated following reports to NSRI EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) of an adult female being swept out to sea by rip currents at Sunset Beach, between Milnerton and Table View. NSRI Melkbosstrand launched the sea rescue craft Spirit


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Search for missing child:

Justin Erasmus, NSRI Port Elizabeth station commander, said: At 18h45, Saturday, 14th September, NSRI Port Elizabeth duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Swartkops River Mouth. We launched the sea rescue craft JLT Rescuer to join the SA Police Services, Coastal Water Rescue, EC Government EMS and Bluewater Bay lifeguards searching


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Fatal drownings along the coast

GEORGE: Mike Vonk, NSRI Wilderness deputy station commander, said: On Saturday, 07 September, at 17h52, NSRI Wilderness was contacted by a member of public requesting urgent assistance for a non-fatal drowning incident at Victoria Bay with the casualty reported to be out of the water. The casualty, a 22-year old male, reportedly a University student,


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Boat assisted: PE

Ian Gray, NSRI Port Elizabeth station commander, said: At 08h10, Tuesday, 03 September, NSRI Port Elizabeth duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following a request for assistance from a SA National Parks rigid inflatable boat with 4 SAN Parks crew onboard reporting to be in distress between Nqura Port and


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Incidents Granger Bay, Herolds Bay and Camps Bay:

Former lifeguard Cliff Coombe on picture right holding the pink buoy and the body boarder Sydney Erasmus in the wet suit - they assisted in this rescue today.

GRANGER BAY: Marc de Vos, NSRI Table Bay station commander, said: At 16h04, Saturday, 31st August, NSRI Table Bay duty crew were activated following reports from a local mom at the scene of her teenage children appearing to be in difficulty while surfing at Granger Bay, Cape Town. We prepared to launch our Sea Rescue


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Park Rynie – Monday, 26th August. Fatal drowning:

Travis Clarke, NSRI Rocky Bay deputy station commander, said: At 14h08, Monday, 26th August, NSRI Rocky Bay duty crew and Police Search and Rescue were activated following reports from the SA Police Services of a drowning incident at Park Rynie Beach. NSRI rescue swimmers and Police Search and Rescue responded and on arrival on the scene Medevac


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