Angler swept off rocks

Alan Meiklejohn, NSRI Gordon’s Bay station commander, said: At 11h43, Saturday,15th June, NSRI Gordons Bay and NSRI Kleinmond were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Rooi Els. NSRI Gordon’s Bay dispatched the sea rescue craft Spirit of Surfski. NSRI rescue vehicles from NSRI Gordon’s Bay and NSRI Kleinmond as well as the


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Man sadly deceased in suspected fatal drowning accident

Vaal Dam NSRI Rescue Runner Discovery rescue runner 11

Jake Manten, NSRI Vaal Dam station commander, said: At 10h35, Saturday, 15th June, NSRI Vaal Dam duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Rate Payers Bay, Vaal Dam. Our NSRI rescue runner was launched and NSRI rescue swimmers responded in our rescue vehicle. Free State Government Health EMS, Sasolburg Fire


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SEA RESCUE – Southern Cape – Sunday, 09 June. 2 British men caught in rip currents – Victoria Bay. Man injured on hiking trail assisted by NSRI – Robberg Nature Reserve:

SEA RESCUE – Southern Cape – Sunday, 09 June. 2 British men caught in rip currents – Victoria Bay. Man injured on hiking trail assisted by NSRI – Robberg Nature Reserve:   VICTORIA BAY: Mike Vonk, NSRI deputy station commander, said: At 16h45, Sunday, 09 June, 2 NSRI Wilderness off duty trainee crew members were swimming at


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Missing boat recovered, ongoing search 2nd boat

Darren Zimmerman, NSRI Simon’s Town station commander, said: At 17h03 on Tuesday the 4th June, NSRI Simon’s Town duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports of 3 local fishermen on a small open rigid inflatable boat adrift in False Bay with motor mechanical failure. The fishermen estimated that they


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Boat capsized: 1 fatality

Norman Rautenbach, NSRI Richards Bay duty coxswain, said: At 07h55, Friday, 31st May, NSRI Richards Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a 21 foot commercial fishing ski-boat capsized 1.5 nautical miles off Mtunzini main beach with 6 crew onboard. Our sea rescue craft Spirit of Round Table II was launched along with our


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Visit to Generations school Hermanus

Hermanus volunteer crew Jonathan Fourie and trainee Nikita Werthmann (Both advances paramedics at station 17 Hermanus) went to visit Generations school today for an event the school has each term called an ‘inning’ (the opposite of an outing!). The school asked Station 17 crew to have a fun talk with the kiddies aged 6-9 about


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