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LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 28 February 2023

A day in the life…

Most beachgoers are unaware of the skill, rigorous protocols and dedication it takes to serve as a qualified lifeguard. NSRI Lifeguard Operations Manager Stewart Seini gives us a snapshot of what an average shift for these everyday heroes looks like. ...

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LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 28 February 2023

True heroines

A seal encounter safely managed, three drownings prevented, and an animal cruelty incident ended… It’s all in a day’s work for Sedgefield’s take-action lifeguards. ...

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LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 26 January 2023

That's a wrap!

As the busiest time of year for SA beaches draws to a close, lifeguard operations manager Stewart Seini reflects on a season well executed by NSRI lifeguards. ...

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LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 29 September 2022

Come on, summer!

Beach season is almost upon us, which means the NSRI will be ramping up its training. We chatted to Lifeguard Operations Manager Stewart Seini to find out what he and his team have been up to. ...

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LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 30 August 2022

Women protecting our waters

To celebrate Women’s Month, we chatted to two women passionate about saving lives on South African waters. ...

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LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 3 August 2022

An international collaboration

Lifeguard Operations Manager Stewart Seini was invited to the United Kingdom by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution on an information sharing trip. ...

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LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 7 June 2022

Top-notch training for NSRI lifeguards

We chatted to NSRI’s Head of Lifeguarding Stewart Seini about the recent lifeguard trainers’ course, and an unexpected rescue that occurred at the training venue. ...

LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 31 January 2022

Lifeguard season in review

The NSRI’s commercial lifeguard season began on 1 December 2021, and as the month progressed more units were introduced. In fact, this season saw the largest ever presence of NSRI lifeguards who manned various beaches extending from Lamberts Bay on ...

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DROWNING  | Published: 30 January 2022

CLANWILLIAM DAM – Teenager rescued in a non fatal drowning accident:

At 13h40, Saturday, 29 January, NSRI Clanwilliam Dam lifeguards, assisted by public members and private boat crews, rescued a 17 year old local male from the water at Clanwilliam Dam after the teenager got into difficulties while swimming. ...

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DROWNING  | Published: 20 December 2021

Clanwilliam Dam – Fatal drowning

NSRI Clanwilliam Dam lifeguards, while on patrol in an area of the dam that does not have lifeguards on duty, were alerted by public members to a drowning in progress. ...

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