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NEWS  | Published: 3 May 2021

Western Cape Premier and Overberg Executive Mayor tour NSRI’s new world class Search and Rescue vessel - destined for Hermanus 

Western Cape Premier, Alan Winde and Overberg Executive Mayor, Andries Francken visited Two Oceans Marine in Cape Town where the National Sea Rescue Institute’s (NSRI) 3rd Offshore Rescue Craft (ORC), destined for Station 17 Hermanus, is currently in production. ...

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NEWS  | Published: 29 April 2021

NSRI: UN resolution on drowning prevention will see 25th July observed as 'World Drowning Prevention Day”

National Sea Rescue InstituteMedia Release – immediate29th April 2021NSRI: UN resolution on drowning prevention will see 25th July observed as 'World Drowning Prevention Day” The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) welcomes the UN resolution on drowning prevention. On Wednesday 28th ...

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NEWS  | Published: 29 January 2021

Women take the helm in boatbuilding

The NSRI is making a significant investment in the South African boatbuilding industry by partnering with Two Oceans Marine Manufacturing in a long-term project that will see nine Offshore Rescue Craft (ORCs) being built, seven of them entirely by local ...

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NEWS  | Published: 21 December 2020

SEA RESCUE Summer Magazine out now

The story of 2020 really is one of resilience and the ability of our community to hang together and continue to provide the essential services we do.Thankfully we seem to be surfacing and are rising towards the light! September was ...

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NEWS  | 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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NEWS  | Published: 14 December 2020

Siya Kolisi, who nearly drowned when he was 12 years old, urges South Africans to “Launch A Legacy” that will save lives for years to come

When Siya Kolisi, Springbok rugby captain, Stormers and Western Province player, was 12 years old, he nearly drowned.Kolisi, says that “there are 600 children who drown in South Africa every year in entirely preventable incidents. In my community, we have ...

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NEWS  | 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 ...

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NEWS  | Published: 25 November 2020

Merit Award for NSRI Integrated Reporting Awards 2020

NSRI are proud winners of the 2020 Merit in the NPO/NGO award category presented by the Chartered Governance Integrated Reporting Awards.'COVID 19 has certainly challenged Non Profits in South Africa and the NSRI has not escaped the challenges of the ...

NEWS  | Published: 11 November 2020

Shark makes off with the catch of the day

While Oyster Bay crew assist may paddlers in trouble, this call-out was a little different to the norm.“He was lucky we found him under the conditions: there was bad mist and winds of 20-25 knots. Plus the coordinates we’d been ...

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NEWS  | Published: 15 October 2020

DHL Stormers Forwards take the plunge with NSRI

National Sea Rescue InstituteMedia Release – immediate9th October 2020DHL Stormers Forwards take the plunge with NSRIThe DHL Stormers forwards spent some time with the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) during their bye week, to learn about the important rescue work ...

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