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SURVIVAL SWIMMING  | Published: 7 June 2022

Survival Swimming Centres: A team effort

We caught up with Drowning Prevention Manager Andrew Ingram to find out how the Survival Swimming Centre project is faring. ...

WATER SAFETY EDUCATION  | Published: 7 June 2022

South32: An invaluable partnership

We would like to thank Hillside Aluminium/South32 for their sponsorship of 40 Pink Rescue Buoys and extending our water-safety education capacity in the Richards Bay area during the last two years. ...

VOLUNTEERS  | Published: 7 June 2022

Robben Island Swim: Crossing the divide

NSRI volunteers raised over R145 000 for the organisation at a recent Robben Island crossing. But there’s more to this iconic swim than meets the eye. ...

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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. ...

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. ...

RESCUE BASES  | Published: 7 June 2022

Station 50 opens!

We chatted to Station 5’s (Durban) deputy station commander, Jarrod Garber, about why it was important to set up an Umhlanga satellite station. ...

RESCUE BASES  | Published: 7 June 2022

Base Showcase: Station 14 (Plettenberg Bay)

In the 12th of a series of stories on NSRI bases around the country, we chat to a few crew members at Station 14 (Plettenberg Bay) to find out more about the base and its family of volunteers. ...

ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 7 June 2022

Birds of a feather save stranded albatross

The NSRI’s Durban duty crew was called on recently to help uShaka Sea World release a rare juvenile Indian yellow-nosed albatross. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 7 June 2022

Incidents at Sandy Bay, Clifton, Pringle bay and Gordons Bay

NSRI EOC, Emergency Operations Centre, and Community Medics were alerted to reports of a surfer injured at Sandy Bay, Cape Town. Also, NSRI Bakoven, NSRI Table Bay and NSRI Hout Bay were alerted to eye-witness reports of a suspected drowning ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 6 June 2022

Man deceased in kayaking accident

At 11h06, Saturday, 4 June, while on routine training exercises, our NSRI Shelly Beach duty crew diverted the sea rescue craft Spirit of Dawn to respond to the Mzimkhulu River Mouth, Port Shepstone, following eye-witness reports of a kayak capsized ...

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