Donate Shop Call for Help Now Find a Base


087 094 9774
Nsri base 37 thumb 824x572
RESCUE BASES  | Published: 1 December 2023

Base showcase: Station 37 (Jeffreys Bay)

The surfing haven, J-Bay, as it’s affectionately known, is home to one of the largest and most industrious NSRI bases, with plenty of plans in progress to expand its capacity to serve its community. ...

Nsri nsri alumni thumb 824x572
NEWS  | Published: 1 December 2023

Going global

Now and then, volunteers are called to leave South African shores to face new challenges and, yes, save lives in other countries. We caught up with three NSRI ‘alumni’ to find out how they’re faring… ...

Nsri pink rescue buoy thumb 824x572
PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 1 December 2023

The power of preparedness

The NSRI’s highly successful Pink Rescue Buoy programme is in need of custodians to help maintain these life-saving rescue devices. Could you be the next custodian in your area? ...

Nsri cleeves message thumb 824x572
VIDEO  | Published: 1 December 2023

WATCH: Message from Cleeve

CEO Cleeve Roberston says a big "Thank you!" to all who have supported the work of the NSRI in 2023, and wishes all South Africans a safe festive season. ...

Nsri inland rescue thumb 824x572
RESCUES  | Published: 1 December 2023

Beyond the blue: inland rescues

‘Sea Rescue’ might be in the name, but many NSRI rescue bases are also called on to assist with water-related emergencies inland. ...

Nsri 17year old fundraising thumb 824x572
NEWS  | Published: 1 December 2023

Victory lap: 17-year-old’s fundraising success

Station 23 (Wilderness) crew member Jané Botha recently raised a staggering R47 500 for the NSRI by swimming 73 775 meters in 24 hours! ...

Nsri celebrate a life thumb 824x572
NEWS  | Published: 1 December 2023

Celebrate someone special

Give a unique gift to your loved ones this festive season: help towards the cost of a new Offshore Rescue Craft (ORC) for the NSRI, and the names of those you have celebrated will be inscribed on the vessel. ...

Nsri pe2el thumb 824x572
NEWS  | Published: 1 December 2023

Epic surfski challenge returns

NSRI Station 6, as well as several others in the region, are gearing up for the PE2EL Surfski Challenge, one of South Africa’s most scenic open ocean races, spanning 250 kilometres from Gqeberha to East London. ...

2023 11 30 Table bay
RESCUES  | Published: 30 November 2023

Tragic Drowning Incident at Saunders Beach

Police have opened an inquest docket following a drowning accident at Saunders Beach, Bantry Bay. ...

20210711 165406
RESCUES  | Published: 28 November 2023

Multiple lives saved this past weekend

5 Lives were saved on Sunday in cooperation with bystander Good Samaritans, Pink Rescue Buoys, and a lady using a bodyboard. A further 3 lives were saved by bystander Good Samaritan efforts ...

News & Stories Categories