Wilderness – Patient assisted and man caught in rip currents assisted – Victoria Bay

WILDERNESS: Mike Vonk, NSRI Wilderness deputy station commander, said: At 11h04, Wednesday, 23 September, NSRI Wilderness duty crew and WC Government Health EMS were activated following reports received by NSRI EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) of a local 61 year old male injured following a fall on rocks on the shoreline at Wilderness Beach. Our NSRI sea rescue


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3 incidents in and around Cape Town – Tuesday 22nd September

NSRI stations in Kommetjie, Yzerfontein and Hout Bay responded swiftly to three separate incidents on Tuesday successfully preventing 2 fishing boats and a yacht from running aground. STATION 26, KOMMETJIE: Ian Klopper, NSRI Kommetjie station commander, said: At 10h50, Tuesday, 22 September, NSRI Kommetjie duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from a local fishing


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Kenton-On-Sea – Fatal drowning

At 15h56, Saturday, 12 September, NSRI Port Alfred duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Kariega Beach, Kenton-On-Sea. NSRI Port Alfred, SA Police Services, Gardmed ambulance services, EC Government Health EMS, Hi-Tec Security and Night Watch (neighbourhood watch) responded. On arrival on the scene 2 males, believed to be aged in


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Port Elizabeth, Wilderness and Table Bay callouts

Spirit of Vodacom, the 13 metre deep sea rescue boat based in Table Bay.

On Tuesday, Station 6, Port Elizabeth assisted with a patient evacuation off a ship,  Station 23, Wilderness investigated debris at sea, and Station 3, Table Bay assisted a yacht.  STATION 6, PORT ELIZABETH Justin Erasmus, NSRI Port Elizabeth station commander, said: At 11h53, Tuesday, 8 September, NSRI Port Elizabeth duty crew and EC Government Health


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Injured man assisted, Simons Town

Darren Zimmerman, NSRI Simons Town station commander, said: At 12h13, Thursday, 27 August, NSRI crew, conducting maintenance to the new NSRI Simons Town sea rescue station, were alerted by members of False Bay Yacht Club (FBYC) to a man injured while working on a yacht that was on the hard at Simons Town harbour. NSRI


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WOMEN’S MONTH: NSRI Station 37, Jeffrey’s Bay runs on Girl Power!

CAPTION (left to right): NSRI Station Commander for Jeffrey’s Bay, Michael van der Berg, standing alongside seven of the stations 13 women volunteers, Margaretha Burger; Yvette Jacobsz; Elaine Schmidt; Jolene Coetzer; Siphokule Silani; Lena Paturaux; and Deyanah Essop

The National Sea Rescue Institute’s Station 37, Jeffrey’s Bay runs on Girl Power! The Station has one of the largest female contingents across South Africa and the 13 women, ranging in age from 15 to 66, are part of a strong family bond at the base which serves to protect the world famous surf line


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