Cameras positioned to aid in drowning prevention – Strand Beach

City of Cape Town lifeguards rescue two men who capsized off Strand beach yesterday.

In ongoing drowning prevention efforts a camera has been positioned at Strand Beach for duty controllers to monitor the water as a back-up to the lifeguards watching the water from their lifeguard tower and the lifeguards patrolling the beach. Two Kayakers were rescued off Strand Beach: Shortly after 16h00, on Monday 21 December 2020, Sea

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Safety appeal and National Incidents

NSRI are continuing in our appeal to bathers, boaters, paddlers and sail boarders to be cautious in this week leading up to Christmas Day. We are also appealing to rock anglers to be cautious while fishing along the shoreline. PORT ELIZABETH Eric Gildenhuys, NSRI Port Elizabeth duty coxswain, said: At 05h23, Monday, 21 December, NSRI Port

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Zululand Observer demonstrates the dangers of sudden drop in seabed level..

Demonstrating the dangers of the sudden drop in seabed level at T-jetty is Ray Harris PHOTO: Dave Savides

The Zululand Observer recently posted an article demonstrating the dangers of a sudden drop in Seabed level in response to recent drownings in Richards Bay. The depth of the water at some places, including T-jetty, is deceptive as the seabed suddenly drops away underfoot. Click on link below to read more.  WATCH: Richards Bay drowning

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