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SAFETY ALERT  | Published: 26 November 2022

SEA RESCUE – STRAND – Friday, 25 November. Shark Alert - Strand:

SHARK ALERT: NSRI and the City of Cape Town (CoCT) are appealing to bathers, paddlers, surfers and sail boarders to be cautious in the Strand vicinity where a large whale carcass has been located close in-shore, on Friday afternoon, 2 ...

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 | Published: 21 November 2022

Gqeberha – 5 safe after boat capsizes

At 09h04, Friday, 18 November, NSRI Gqeberha duty crew were activated following reports of a boat capsized at Noordhoek. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 14 November 2022

SOUTHERN CAPE – Sunday, 13 November. Search for missing man

A search is continuing for an adult fisherman, from George, who went missing on Saturday after a wave swept him off rocks from the shoreline while he and a fellow fisherman were reportedly collecting bait East of Gwaing River Mouth ...

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SURVIVAL SWIMMING  | Published: 10 November 2022

KEEP SUMMER FUN BY LEARNING SURVIVAL SWIMMING: Western Cape Region

The National Sea Rescue Institute’s (NSRI) Survival Swimming lessons have returned to the Sea Point Pavilion Municipal Swimming Pool after an extended winter break. ...

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SURVIVAL SWIMMING  | Published: 10 November 2022

KEEP SUMMER FUN BY LEARNING SURVIVAL SWIMMING: KwaZulu-Natal Region

The National Sea Rescue Institute’s (NSRI) Survival Swimming lessons have returned at certain Municipal Swimming Pools in the KwaZulu-Natal region after an extended winter break. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 9 November 2022

Table Bay – Patient evacuations in Cape Town in 2 incidents

At 09h53, Monday, 31 October, NSRI Table Bay duty crew were alerted to prepare to patient evacuate a 29 year old Ukranian crewman suffering a medical complaint onboard a tug boat motor vessel towing an oil refinery vessel. ...

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EVENTS  | Published: 6 November 2022

The Oceans 8 charity swim turns into a fun day

The Oceans 8 charity has been rescheduling the 8 mile open water swim for a while now due to the poor water quality off Durban post the floods. ...

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DROWNING  | Published: 6 November 2022

STRAND – Sunday, 6 November. 1 teenager suspected fatal drowning and 1 teenager missing

A Police Dive Unit are continuing in an ongoing search operation, on Sunday, 6 November, for a 17 year old male, from Delft, who remains missing in the surf line at Strand Beach. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 1 November 2022

Incidents at East London, Durban and Gqeberha

NSRI duty crew in East London, Durban and Gqeberha kept busy over the last few days ...

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WATER SAFETY EDUCATION  | Published: 31 October 2022

Water Safety lessons for 3.5 million children

This year, the NSRI’s Water Safety project reached a momentous milestone: 3.5 million students educated! And Executive Director of Drowning Prevention, Dr Jill Fortuin, has no intention of slowing down… ...

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