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AD CAMPAIGNS  | Published: 24 November 2019

SAWDN - Port Elizabeth - Saturday, 23 November. Whale carcass disentangled from fishing nets and released at deep sea:

At 08h38, Saturday, 23 November, the SA Whale Disentanglement Network (SAWDN) volunteers were activated following reports of a whale carcass entangled in fishing nets at a Purse Seiner (fishing boat) approximately 7 nautical miles off-shore of the Port of Port ...

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AD CAMPAIGNS  | Published: 21 November 2019

The blessing of Spirit of Surfski 6

On 14 November, we had the blessing of the new 8.8m RIB at Station 5 Durban, Spirit of Surfski 6. In 2007, Billy Harker, got the Surfski community to join hands and support NSRI after paddler Casper Kruger was rescued ...

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AD CAMPAIGNS  | Published: 18 November 2019

Incidents at Richards Bay and Simon's Town:

RICHARDS BAY:Jacques Kruger, NSRI Richards Bay deputy station commander, said:At 07h58, Friday, 15th November, NSRI Richards Bay duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority following a request for assistance from an International yacht that was taking the ...

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AD CAMPAIGNS  | Published: 4 November 2019

Melkbosstrand Lifeguarding season starts with a commemorative paddle out..

On Saturday the 2nd of November 2019 our NSRI Station 18 Melkbosstrand Lifeguards had their annual paddle out to commemorate the life of Joshua and all those who have lost their lives at sea. This has since become a tradition ...

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AD CAMPAIGNS  | Published: 11 October 2019

Cape Town Wine Auction 2019

Sea Rescue has enjoyed a long friendship with Rotary which has provided support for a great many crucial life-saving projects. The Rotary Wine Auction in aid of NSRI is a prime example of this partnership. With the generous support, the ...

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AD CAMPAIGNS  | Published: 17 September 2019

Annual NSRI Golf Day

Our Annual NSRI Golf day was held on 6 September at the Atlantic beach Golf Estate, which was a great success! The funds raised at this Golf day will go towards purchasing more Personal Protective Equipment to keep our volunteer ...

AD CAMPAIGNS  | Published: 16 September 2019

Blessing of Film Industry Fund Rescuer Two

WaveRunners are used to save lives of swimmers who get into trouble in Rip Currents or find themselves in a life-threatening situation close in-shore or when they swim too far out. They are short-range rescue tools and can move in ...

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AD CAMPAIGNS  | Published: 10 September 2019

Whale assisted in disentanglement operation: East London

On Tuesday morning, 10th September, the SA Whale Disentanglement Network (SAWDN) were alerted by the East London ski-boaters of a 4 meter juvenile Humpback whale entangled in fishing rope 2 nautical miles off-shore of east London.A dive charter boat had ...

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AD CAMPAIGNS  | Published: 30 August 2019

Against All Odds - The Epic Story of the OCEANOS Rescue

Tuesday 27th August, Books flew off the shelf! NSRI Station 6 hosted a talk and book launch of Against All Odds - The Epic Story of the OCEANOS Rescue, by Andrew Pike.A lovely afternoon was enjoyed by all in the ...

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AD CAMPAIGNS  | Published: 19 August 2019

Blessing of Rotarian Burnett

On Saturday the 17 August, volunteers, supporters and Rotarians of Rotary Table Bay, Newlands and Hermanus gathered at our temporary Hermanus rescue base to bless their new 6.5 metre vessel Rotarian Burnett. 24 years ago Rotarian Richard Burnett came up ...

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