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NEWS  | Published: 30 August 2022

Learning from experience

The NSRI’s Director of Rescue Services, Brett Ayres, shares highlights from this year’s event. ...

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NEWS  | Published: 29 June 2022

Protecting our oceans

The NSRI’s conservation efforts are much like the ocean herself – there’s a lot going on that you might not see! ...

NEWS  | Published: 7 June 2022

Making waves: The NSRI’s JetRIB

The JetRIB has become an invaluable addition to the NSRI’s fleet. NSRI Training Manager Graeme Harding tells us more about this award-winning craft. ...

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DROWNING  | Published: 29 November 2021

Our top 15 tips for a safer beach holiday

Ensure that an emergency situation doesn’t ruin your beach holiday with these safety tips from the NSRI. ...

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FUNDRAISING  | 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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DROWNING  | 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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FUNDRAISING  | 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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MAGAZINE  | 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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LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 20 December 2020

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

NSRI are appealing to the public to be cautious in and around coastal and inland waterways in this week leading up to Christmas Day. ...

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FUNDRAISING  | 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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