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AWARDS  | Published: 11 October 2010

Sponsorship needed for award winners

Sea Rescue – National – Monday, 11 October, 2010. NSRI volunteer coxswain to attend an awards ceremony in London to receive commendations from the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in recognition of Meritorius Services Rendered on behalf of himself and his ...

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AWARDS  | Published: 28 August 2010

Chef a local hero

Steven Freeborough of Melkbosstrand was honoured for what he did on the afternoon of 10 August 2010 when he saved Deavan Mbango from drowning at Melkbosstrand.That day whilst standing outside the Beach House Restaurant he noticed that three people who ...

Chris Hudson
AWARDS  | Published: 28 August 2010

Stalwart of Sea Rescue honoured

Chris Hudson has been honoured for his contribution over the past 29 years to the National Sea Rescue Institute as a crewman, coxswain, deputy station commander, station commander, regional director and director. Chris joined Hout Bay in 1981, at the ...

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AWARDS  | Published: 23 July 2010

Unpaid volunteers serving their country

Team spirit and a desire to serve were the themes at the National Sea Rescue Institute AGM, held at the Waterfront on Thursday, 26 August. Awards for going beyond the call of duty were handed to sea rescue volunteers from ...

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AWARDS  | Published: 23 July 2010

Bronze Gallantary Award for Bravery

Caption: Jaco Louw, Reinhard Geldenhuys and Darryl Moon from Station 30 AgulhasAwarded to Jacobus ( Jaco) Johannes Louw of Station 30, Agulhas, for his gallantry & seamanship as coxswain of the 8.5m rigid inflatable rescue boat Vodacom Rescuer VII ...

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AWARDS  | Published: 20 July 2010

Sea Rescue Awards

Gallantry Award for acts of gallantry, skill and initiative at sea:GoldFor a rescue which has been effected as the result of an act in which outstanding gallantry, skill and initiative have been shown.SilverFor an act of conspicuous gallantry, skill and ...

AWARDS  | Published: 21 April 1998


On the evening of 20 April 1998, the 7,7 metre yacht 'Renette' with three persons on board, was on passage from Cape Town to Hout Bay under motor. When the yacht's motor failed, the vessel was in Chapman's Bay, one ...

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AWARDS  | Published: 15 May 1986

Yacht 'Gulliver'

On Wednesday, 14 May 1986, a strong 20 knot North Westerly wind blew up over the Cape Peninsula, gusting up to 50 knots at times, accompanied by rain squalls. Late that afternoon the 32’ yacht “Gulliver” en route to Cape ...

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