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AWARDS  | Published: 15 May 2015

Robin Fortuin honoured:

Robin Fortuin, the Strandfontein NSRI volunteer who saved six people from a rip current in December 2013 was honoured at his rescue base tonight, 15 May 2015.Robin got a job as a lifesaver in Abu Dhabi shortly after his heroic ...

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AWARDS  | Published: 22 November 2014


Station 20 held its annual year-end function and awards evening last week. This year the evening was split into two separate events. The first event was held at the Shelly Beach ski-boat club on Saturday 15 November and was a ...

NSRI Kiani Satu awards
AWARDS  | Published: 28 February 2014

Awards for Kiani Satu rescue:

Last night ( Thursday 27 Feb 2014) was the awards presentation at NSRI in Wilderness. Five men, including two NSRI volunteers and three from the Titan Helicopter Group were recognised for their rescue of 19 crew from the stricken Kiani ...

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AWARDS  | Published: 6 December 2013

NSRI volunteers receive awards for Robben Island rescue:

NSRI volunteers from Station 2 Bakoven, Station 3 Table Bay and Station 18 Melkbosstrand were today given awards for the rescue of 12 fishermen from the trawler Claremont that ran aground on Robben Island during a vicious storm on 1 ...

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AWARDS  | Published: 8 June 2013

Dawie named 'Citizen of the Year'

We are proud to announce that the Rotary Club of Mossel Bay has named NSRI volunteer and former Station Commander, Dawie Zwiegelaar, 'Rotary Mossel Bay Citizen of the Year 2013'. With his usual humility, Dawie immediately dedicated the award to ...

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AWARDS  | Published: 5 December 2012

Durban Awards evening:

Last night ( Tuesday 4 December) was the Durban Awards Evening. Here are the pictures of the award winners which can be downloaded from Sea Rescue's Flickr page: Best Crew Award - Awarded to Port Crew L-R: (Back Row) Timothy ...

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AWARDS  | Published: 28 November 2012

Witsand crew receive their IMO Awards:

Monday 26 November:Sea Rescue volunteers from Station 33, Witsand; Coxswain Attie Gunter and his crewmen Leon Pretorius and Quentin Diener, received their International Maritime Organisation Certificates of Commendation in recognition of meritorious services, for the risky search and rescue operation ...

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AWARDS  | Published: 23 November 2012

Awards for rescue of 37 from Miroshga:

On the afternoon of 13 October 2012, when the charter boat Miroshga capsized, there was a huge response from the sea-faring community and rescue services. Thirty seven men, women and children were saved.This evening ( 23 November 2012) the following ...

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AWARDS  | Published: 19 November 2012

Humanitarian Award for Victoria Lake Volunteer:

Victoria Lake NSRI volunteer Willem Sprong received the 2012 Humanitarian Excellence Award from his company GIBB (Pty) Ltd).This year the Gibb annual awards function was held in East London in early November. Willem received the award for his involvement in ...

AWARDS  | Published: 9 October 2012

NSRI wins Centrum Guardian Project

Torsten Henschel has just been announced as the 2012 winner of the Centrum Guardian Project! Torsten was presented with the trophy and winners cheque just after lunchtime today, and at once pointed out that the rescue of Ruan Klopper from ...

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