Non-fatal drowning – Yzerfontein

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Willem Lubbe, NSRI Yzerfontein Station Commander, said: At 17h09, Monday, 20th January, NSRI Yzerfontein duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of a drowning in progress at Pearl Bay, Yzerfontein. NSRI rescue swimmers responded directly to the scene and found a 58 year old Scottish man, now living in South Africa, was safe on the


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Fatal drownings at Umdloti and at Tinley Manor:

 UMDLOTI Quentin Power, NSRI Ballito station commander, said: At approximately 18h15, Thursday, 16th January, NSRI Ballito received a call for assistance from eye-witnesses at Umdloti reporting a drowning in progress in the Umdloti tidal pool. An NSRI Ballito rescue swimmer and Durban Metro Police Search and Rescue responded directly to the scene while the NSRI


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Multiple rescues -28th December 2019

The good weather brought thousands of people to the beaches ~ multiple stations responded to callouts across the country. PLETTENBERG BAY: Marc Rodgers, NSRI Plettenberg Bay station commander, said: At 09h07, Saturday, 28th December, NSRI Plettenberg Bay duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of a Trans Agulhas competitor boat capsized off-shore of Robberg Point.


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Fatality after boat gets into difficulty

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Schalk Boonzaaier, NSRI Kleinmond station commander, said: At 05h15, Wednesday, 11th December, NSRI Kleinmond duty crew were activated following reports from the Police of a Crayfish Bakkie (small open fishing boat), with 4 fishermen on board, in difficulty with motor mechanical failure in the surfline in the Kleinmond Harbour Mouth and reported to be washing


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