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FUNDRAISING  | Published: 31 October 2022

Our thanks to Saldanha Foods

On 16 September this year, NSRI honoured Saldanha Foods – part of the Terrasan Group – by naming the JetRib earmarked for Station 24 (Lambert’s Bay) Spirit of Saldanha. The certificate handover and naming ceremony was part of an annual ...

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RIP CURRENTS  | Published: 31 October 2022

What lurks beneath

As events in recent months have highlighted, the need for beachgoers to be aware of the dangers of rip currents and how to safely attempt bystander rescue is more important than ever. ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 31 October 2022

Staying afloat

NSRI Lifeguard Training Coordinator Rebecca Carter-Smith recounts a recent rescue that – yet again – illustrates the value of the NSRI’s Pink Rescue Buoys. ...

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RESCUE  | Published: 31 October 2022

In the right place, at the right time

On 1 October, four members of the same family were saved from certain drowning by the quick-thinking and courageous actions of Port Alfred resident, Edward Gutsche. He shares the incredible story. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 29 October 2022

Llandudno – Search for a missing teenager

A Police Dive Unit are continuing in an ongoing search operation for a 15 year old local female who went missing in the water at Llandudno. ...

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DROWNING PREVENTION  | Published: 28 October 2022

Save lives from your living room

We caught up with NSRI Drowning Prevention Manager Andrew Ingram to learn more about the new beach camera volunteer programme being piloted in Herolds Bay. ...

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RESCUE BASES  | Published: 28 October 2022

Base showcase: Station 19 (Richards Bay)

With one of the NSRI’s longest serving volunteers at the helm and a wealth of rescue experience, the Richards Bay NSRI crew are well-equipped to serve this stretch of coastline. ...

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RESCUE BASES  | Published: 28 October 2022

Looking back at our Open Day

At the beginning of October, NSRI stations around the country welcomed members of the public to their Open Day. People were able to ask questions, meet the crew, and find out more about the work the organisation does. ...

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DROWNING  | Published: 24 October 2022

Gqeberha – Fatal drowning:

NSRI Gqeberha duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Willows Grove Resort tidal pool. NSRI Gqeberha rescue swimmers, Coastal Water Rescue, SA Police Services, EC Government Health EMS and Gardmed ambulance services responded. ...

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AWARDS  | Published: 19 October 2022


We all want our children to not be afraid of water and to learn to swim early, not only for their safety but also for their enjoyment. However, not everyone can afford swimming lessons. And access to safe, clean water ...

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