NSRI Weekend Rescues

Rescue 5 Alick Rennie/NSRI Paula Leech

SEA RESCUE – NSRI The following NSRI Stations responded to incidents around the country over the past weekend: STATION 26, Kommetjie. STATION 8, Hout Bay. STATION 10, Simonstown. STATION 4, Mykonos. STATION 5, Durban. STATION 1, Headquarters. STATION 2, Bakoven. STATION 3, Table Bay. STATION 35, Witbank.  KOMMETJIE: Ian Klopper, NSRI Kommetjie station commander, said:

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Meet the volunteer: Mncedisi Hlalatu, Station 19 (Richards Bay)

Mncedisi Hlalatu in the North Coast radio studio talking about Pink Rescue Buoys and water safety

42-year-old sailing instructor and father of seven Mncedisi ‘Tata’ Hlalatu became an NSRI volunteer nearly a year ago. And in early 2020, he joined the drowning-prevention team as a water-safety educator for the Richards Bay area. I started volunteering at Station 19 in August 2019. I became interested after a one-day boat-safety training exercise organised

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NSRI Safety Alert:

NSRI safety alert: National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) are appealing for public caution around the coast as we are now in the full moon Spring tide phase which peaks on Sunday, 5 July, bringing higher than normal Spring high tides and lower than normal Spring low tides persisting towards the end of next week and caution

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NSRI urgent safety warning:

NSRI are appealing to bathers, paddlers, body borders and surfers to be cautious along the Southern Cape coastline and the Eastern Cape coastline, in particular around the coastline of Plettenberg Bay and between Mossel Bay and Jeffreys Bay, due to a high number of reported White shark sightings and White Shark close encounters. The increase

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NSRI water safety message:

The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) is the charity that saves lives on South African waters.  Our goal is to prevent drowning through rescue operations, education and prevention initiatives. NSRI is not a law enforcement agency. Our organisation is totally reliant on donations and sponsorships. This enables us to do the work of saving lives,

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