National Water Safety Symposium – 2nd March 2021

NSRI hosted the second National Water Safety Symposium on the 2nd of March 2021 from 13h00 to 14h15 with experts in the field of Water Safety. The programme was: Lifesaving South Africa’s programmes in Southern Africa including WaterSmart – Mziwoxolo Mayedwa, Lifesaving South Africa Teaching South African children to swim – Eileen Xhakaza, Swimming South Africa Challenging


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Department of Tourism aids water safety with the donation of 72 Pink Rescue Buoys

NSRI CEO Dr Cleeve Robertson and Mr Mabandla Kelengeshe, Chief Directorate: Communication, Department of Tourism

The NSRI’s water-safety initiatives have been given a huge boost by the Department of Tourism with the donation of 72 Pink Rescue Buoys and the sponsorship of a lifeguard station in St Helena Bay on the Cape West Coast. St Helena Bay lies in the heart of the Cape West Coast. Nicknamed Agterbaai by locals,


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Despite the Level 3 beach ban, NSRI’s Lifeguard Unit grew to cover 20 beaches this season

In preparation for the summer 20/21 season, the management team behind Sea Rescue’s Lifeguard Unit spent countless hours identifying areas where on-duty volunteer and full-time lifeguards could best serve their communities and visitors, and then executing their deployment. So, it was with immense disappointment that they were instructed to “stand down” following the second wave


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