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LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 13 June 2021

Lifeguards rescue 2 men from a sinking fishing ski

Jonathan Kellerman, NSRI Durban station commander, said:At 16h22, Sunday, 13 June, NSRI Durban duty crew were activated following reports from Umhlanga Lifesaving lifeguards who had launched an aquatic safety powercraft to assist 2 men on a sinking fishing ski 30 ...

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LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 28 March 2021

Boat capsizes in the Tugela River Mouth:

Quentin Power, NSRI Ballito station commander, said:At approximately 07h30, Saturday, 27 Match, while conducting routine training exercises off-shore of Ballito, NSRI Ballito duty crew were activated following reports of a vessel that capsized, with 4 local fishermen onboard, while exiting ...

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LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 15 February 2021

Lifeguards save a young lady from drowning at Table View Beach

At 19h05, Saturday, 13th February, NSRI Table Bay and NSRI Melkbosstrand duty crew and the CoCT (City of Cape Town) joint water rescue group were activated following reports from a CoCT (City of Cape Town) Law Enforcement officer of a ...

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LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 23 December 2020

Swimming Monitor - ON DUTY

Watching children when they are swimming is the best way to prevent a drowning. A person who is drowning is unable to call for help. Which makes it obvious that if you are not watching children while they are swimming ...

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LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 20 December 2020

NSRI Safety alert and incidents at Salt Rock, Bloubergstrand and Tableview, Hermanus and Durban:

NSRI SAFETY ALERT:NSRI are appealing to the public to be cautious in and around coastal and inland waterways in this week leading up to Christmas Day.The concern is that where beaches have been closed temporarily by Covid 19 restrictions more ...

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LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 14 December 2020

NSRI's Summer Water Safety

NSRI, as always, are prepared for the vacation season and this year our beaches and inland waterways are expected to be busy.With close to 1500 NSRI volunteers stationed at 43 coastal and inland NSRI rescue stations, on duty 24 hours ...

LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 8 October 2020

Proactive rescue: the growing role of Sea Rescue Lifeguards

The NSRI has launched eight lifeguarding units over the past three years. Lifeguard Operations Manager Stewart Seini explains how the units came about, what they do, and their role within the NSRI.How the first Sea Rescue Lifeguard unit startedIn 2017 ...

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LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 26 December 2019

Festive season callouts | NSRI appeal to the public

Volunteer crew members from STATION 25 - Hartbeespoort Dam, STATION 37 - Jeffreys Bay, STATION 20 - Shelly Beach and STATION 14, Plettenberg Bay responded to incidents around the country. The incidents occurred as follows:STATION 25 - Hartbeespoort Dam: Arthur ...

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LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 18 December 2019

NSRI volunteers busier than ever as festive season picks up

NSRI volunteers are busier than ever as the festive season picks up. With increased numbers visiting beaches across the country, more people are needing the NSRI's assistance. Volunteers from STATION 3 - Table Bay, STATION 14 - Plettenberg Bay and ...

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LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 16 December 2019

Long weekend callouts - Volunteers respond to nine callouts as the holiday season kicks off

NSRI Volunteers from STATION 4 - Mykonos, STATION 9 - Gordon's Bay and STATION 14 - Plettenberg Bay responded to five separate incidents on Saturday 14th December and Sunday 15th December, bringing the total number of incidents reported over the ...

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