Port Edward – Wednesday, 08 January. Incidents:

Port Edward

PORT EDWARD: Alan Stilwell, NSRI Port Edward duty controller, said: At 13h24, Wednesday, 08th January, NSRI Port Edward duty crew dispatched a rescue vehicle to assist the SPCA after their vehicle became stuck on the beach at Port Edward during an incident they were attending to. NSRI towed their vehicle to safety without incident and


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West Coast – Saturday, 04 January. Sea bird rescue:

A SA AMANDLA crewman with the Cory’s Shearwater sea bird aboard the SA AMANDLA.

Mike Shaw, NSRI Mykonos station commander, said: On Saturday morning, 04 January, NSRI Mykonos duty crew launched our Sea Rescue craft Spirit of Rotary East London II at Port Owen to rendezvous with the SA Amandla who had alerted SANCCOB (South African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds) to what they believed to be


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Non-fatal drowning: Wilderness

Picture: Ed Lunnon

LEENTJIESKLIP Mike Vonk, NSRI Wilderness deputy station commander, said: On Sunday, 05 January, at 19h05, a 19-year-old man from George was swimming with friends at Leentjiesklip in Wilderness when he was caught in rip currents. The lifeguards’ duty had closed for the day and lifeguards, who were still on the beach and packing up for


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NATIONAL – Sunday, 05 January. Incidents:

CAPE ST FRANCIS: Sara Jane Smith, NSRI St Francis Bay station commander, said: At 13h18, Friday, 03rd January, NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew became aware of a jet-ski collision reportedly at the Canal Mouth. Private Care ambulance services requested NSRI St Francis Bay support after they were also made aware of the incident and


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Kleinmond – Fatal drowning:

Schalk Boonzaaier, NSRI Kleinmond station commander, said: At 16h02, Saturday, 04 January, NSRI Kleinmond duty crew were activated to respond to Palmiet Beach following eye-witnesses reporting lifeguards in the surfline rescuing a man from the water. NSRI crew responded and CMC ambulance services and WC Government Health EMS were activated. On NSRI and CMC ambulance service paramedics arriving


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Sea Rescue National – New Year Incidents

SEA RESCUE – NSRI – STATION 11, Port Alfred. STATION 7, East London. STATION 6, Port Elizabeth. STATION 17, Hermanus. STATION 16, Strandfontein. STATION 4, Mykonos. NSRI Lifesaving. STATION 25, Hartbeespoort Dam. STATION 9, Gordons Bay PORT ALFRED: Steven Slade, NSRI Port Alfred station commander, said: At 13h55, Wednesday, 01 January, NSRI Port Alfred, EC


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Cape Coast – Fatal drowning and incidents:

BETTY’S BAY and KLEINMOND: Schalk Boonzaaier, NSRI Kleinmond station commander, said: At 15h26, Wednesday, 01 January, NSRI Kleinmond duty crew were activated following a Police request for assistance at Betty’s Bay Main Beach reporting CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) efforts commenced on a man rescued from the surf by a Good Samaritan. NSRI Kleinmond duty crew,


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