Two calls for Ballito

File image. Pic: Rogan Ward

BALLITO: Quentin Power, NSRI Ballito station commander, said: At 16h45, Tuesday, 30th October, NSRI Ballito duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Salmon Bay. Our rescue swimmers responded to the scene and on arrival we found a man, aged in his 40’s, exhausted and exiting the water dragging his surf-ski


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Swimmer assisted back to shore

SEA POINT: At 17h45, Saturday, 27th October, NSRI were alerted following reports that Police were on the scene at Queens Beach where a man was swimming beyond the kelp line and there were concerns for his safety. City of Cape Town Law Enforcement officers responded to assist Police on the scene. Concerned citizens raised the alarm fearing for


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Jeffreys Bay crew assist with bush fire

JEFFREYS BAY: Rieghard Jansen van Rensburg, NSRI Jeffreys Bay station commander, said: At 14h55, Saturday, 27th October, an off-duty NSRI Jeffreys Bay crew volunteered to assist the Kouga Fire and Rescue Services under the authority of the Fire Chief following a request to assist at a bush fire outside of Jeffreys Bay. Kouga Fire and Rescue


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Melkbosstrand Lifeguard home

Converted shipping containers are extremely useful.  We set them in place during season and they provide a home for our Lifeguards.  The space is carefully configured.  Inside is storage space, place to tend to a casualty if need be, space for the lifeguards to complete their daily paperwork and on the roof – a shaded


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SafeTrx2018r2

We will soon be releasing the new SafeTrx 2018r2 release to the following markets: Australian Volunteer Coast Guard and the NSRI (National Sea Rescue Institute) in South Africa. On the request of many in the SafeTrx community, the upcoming release includes a new 5-minute tracking interval in Track Only mode. The SafeTrx 2018r2 release also


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Ride in Team Sea Rescue

Every year our volunteers standby along the route of the Cape Town Cycle Tour, in case of emergencies. Now you can support us, by riding in Team Sea Rescue on 10 March 2019 The entry fee of R1 350 includes a R500 donation to Sea Rescue, which we will allocate to the base or project


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