Strandfontein – Teenager missing in the surf

At 13h22, Sunday, 10th November, NSRI Strandfontein duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Fishermans Walk, West of Strandfontein Pavilion. The Sea Rescue craft Grand West CSI and Film Industry Fund Rescuer One were launched to search in the surfline, NSRI rescue swimmers, CoCT (City of Cape Town), Strandfontein Surf Lifesaving


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Yzerfontein – Fatal drowning

34 yzerfontein Picture: / Sea Rescue

At 13h22, Saturday, 09 November, NSRI Yzerfontein duty crew were activated following Police reports of a drowning in progress at Rooipan se Klippe. The sea rescue craft Sonja was launched and NSRI crew responded directly to the scene to join Police on the scene and a local doctor’s assistant, a paramedic, also responded. On arrival


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Port Alfred – Fatal drowning

Stephen Slade, NSRI Port Alfred station commander, said: At 23h00, Friday, 08 November, NSRI Port Alfred duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning accident in a swimming pool at a Chalet in Port Alfred. NSRI Port Alfred crew and medics responded to join Atlas Security officers, EC Government Health EMS and the SA


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2 Teenagers missing – East London

Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London deputy station commander, said: At 08h45 on Sunday, 27th October, NSRI East London dispatched a Sea Rescue vehicle and launched the Sea Rescue craft Lotto Rescuer at Eastern Beach, East London, to join Police, a Police dive unit, Police K9 Search and Rescue, Buffalo City Fire and Rescue Services dive


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Patient evacuation off ship

Justin Erasmus, NSRI Port Elizabeth station commander, said: At 14h13, Wednesday, 23rd October, NSRI Port Elizabeth duty crew launched the sea rescue craft Spirit of Toft, accompanied by EC Government Health EMS rescue paramedics, to rendezvous with a bulk carrier approaching the coast of Port Elizabeth to patient evacuate a 45 year old crewman suffering


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Patient evacuation: Port Elizabeth

Justin Erasmus, NSRI Port Elizabeth station commander, said: At 15h10, Tuesday, 22nd October, NSRI Port Elizabeth duty crew launched the sea rescue craft JLT Rescuer, accompanied by an EC Government Health EMS rescue paramedic, to rendezvous with a fishing trawler off-shore of the Port of Port Elizabeth and patient evacuate a 46 year old crewman suffering


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Weekend Incidents

STRAND: Alan Meiklejohn, NSRI Gordons Bay station commander, said: NSRI Gordons Bay were activated to 2 drowning in progress incidents this past week. On Thursday, 17th October, at 12h56, a drowning incident was reported at Die Poort and NSRI Gordons Bay duty crew were activated. Prior to arriving on the scene it was confirmed that


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Kei River Mouth – Man missing

NSRI East London Lotto Rescue Runner

Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London deputy station commander, said: A Police Dive Unit will continue in an ongoing search operation for a 36 year old man from Lady Frere who has gone missing at the Kei River Mouth while he and his friend, an adult male who is also from Lady Frere, were reportedly swimming


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