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RESCUES  | Published: 5 June 2023

Incidents at Lamberts Bay, Saldanha Bay and Durban

At 11h26, Friday, 2 June, NSRI Lamberts Bay duty crew were alerted to Pygmy Sperm whale beached at Lamberts Bay Beach inside of the small breakwater. Also, On Friday, 2 June, NSRI Mykonos duty controllers were informed of 5 surf-skiers ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 3 June 2023

Man missing at Maitlands Beach

At 13h38, Friday, 2 June, NSRI Gqeberha duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Maitlands Beach. The Nelson Mandela Bay water rescue network was activated. NSRI towed the rescue craft Rescue 6 Bravo which was ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 1 June 2023

WATCH: Patient evacuation off a ship

On Wednesday morning, 31 May, NSRI Table Bay duty crew launched the NSRI Table Bay rescue craft Rescue 3, accompanied by 2 WC Government Health EMS rescue paramedics, to rendezvous at first light with a bulk carrier motor vessel, approximately ...

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NEWS  | Published: 29 May 2023

SAPS and Cape Town authorities open investigations on stolen jetRIB

An investigation was opened by Police after a stolen NSRI JetRIB rescue craft was found destroyed by fire. ...

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VACANCIES  | Published: 29 May 2023

Vacancy: National Lifeguard Operations Manager

National Sea Rescue Institute is looking to appoint a national Lifeguard Operations Manager to be based in Cape Town. Purpose is to ensure the establishment and effective running of a professional lifeguard service on beaches around the country. ...

NEWS  | Published: 28 May 2023

An update on the vessel stolen from NSRI Strandfontein

Following the news of a life-saving vessel stolen from NSRI Strandfontein on False Bay, we have an update on the story. ...