Sea Rescue and Schools join forces:

Children play on Camps Bay beach

WESTERN CAPE Friday, 11th December 2015 Sea Rescue partners with Western Cape Education Department to teach children water safety: Sea Rescue’s educational initiative, The WaterWise Academy, is partnering with the Western Cape’s Education Department to teach children about water safety. “We are exploring ways, with the Western Cape’s Education Department, to include basic water safety


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Children are WaterWise in Ceres:

Eoudia teaches children the dangers of peer rescue. Picture Andrew Ingram / Sea Rescue

NSRI Director Viola Manuel today visited a WaterWise lesson at Agterwitzenberg VGK Primary, a farm school near Ceres. After watching WaterWise Instructor Eoudia Erasmus presenting water safety to the foundation phase children Viola joined in teaching the children the emergency number 10177.


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Over 800 000 children are WaterWise:

The WaterWise billboard on the corner of Wale and Long streets.

A big thank you to Ogilvy Cape Town who have recognised our WaterWise Academy’s milestone of teaching over 800 000 children how to do CPR with this billboard that they designed at no charge. Also thanks to Tractor Outdoor who donated the space for free. Congratulations to our WaterWise Instructors on this amazing achievement!


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WaterWise conference 2015

Picture Andrew Ingram / Sea Rescue WaterWise conference 2015 Grabouw

Our WaterWise Academy Instructors, from as far afield as Soweto, Eshowe, Gugulethu and Ceres, have all gathered in Grabouw for the annual WaterWise conference. Kicking off with a team building bread making session the team then moved into teaching techniques, ideas for teaching water safety and CPR and planning the lessons for the rest of the


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The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation South Africa sponsors NSRI’s WaterWise Academy:

We are proud to announce that the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation South Africa has sponsored Sea Rescue’s WaterWise Academy in Eden. H.S.H. Princess Charlene of Monaco said, “ Some of my present and future projects for my Foundation are underlining the importance, and reinforcing the awareness, of water safety. We are all aware of


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