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PHOTOS  | Published: 3 September 2010


This picture, made by Sea Rescue CEO, Ian Wienburg, captures the feeling of being at sea in Table Bay, on a tranquil evening, fantastically. ...

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AD CAMPAIGNS  | Published: 3 September 2010

Life Boat Circle

Bequest officer Bruce Sanderson ( far right) organized a lovely tea at the Riviera Hotel in Velddrif for the West Coast Life Boat Circle members on 3 September. A great time was had by all.They are Left to Right: Pam ...

Hermanus 17a
NEWS  | Published: 2 September 2010

Whale festival

Spring has sprung, and as we start to think about packing away our winter clothes, the whales are arriving in large numbers. For weeks now locals have been entertained by breaching in False Bay and further up the east coast ...

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PHOTOS  | Published: 2 September 2010

Sand patterns

It pays to keep your eyes open when walking on the beach. this picture, made in colour, was changed to black and white to enhance the contrast in the patterns. ...

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PHOTOS  | Published: 1 September 2010


Waiting for the golden light as the sun is setting often pays off. It is often the combination of beautiful light and the subject that lifts a picture above mediocracy. ...

Chris Hudson
AWARDS  | Published: 28 August 2010

Stalwart of Sea Rescue honoured

Chris Hudson has been honoured for his contribution over the past 29 years to the National Sea Rescue Institute as a crewman, coxswain, deputy station commander, station commander, regional director and director. Chris joined Hout Bay in 1981, at the ...

Steven Freeborough
AWARDS  | Published: 28 August 2010

Chef a local hero

Steven Freeborough of Melkbosstrand was honoured for what he did on the afternoon of 10 August 2010 when he saved Deavan Mbango from drowning at Melkbosstrand.That day whilst standing outside the Beach House Restaurant he noticed that three people who ...

Discovery Quad Bike
NEWS  | Published: 28 August 2010

Teenage surfer hospitalised

On 28th August at 15h26 NSRI Plettenberg Bay volunteers were activated following a report of a female body surfer in difficulties while body surfing at The Wedge, Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay. Sea Rescue Plettenberg Bay volunteers responded to the scene ...

NEWS  | Published: 28 August 2010

2 adults and 4 kids on sinking boat

Jonathan Tuft, sea rescue Port Elizabeth duty coxswain, said: “On 28th August, at 15h35 Sea Rescue Port Elizabeth were activated following a call from Caroline Roberts, the wife of the skipper of the 28 foot fishing boat Nikki (with ...

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NEWS  | Published: 6 August 2010

Life raft training

Station 6, Port Elizabeth, helped out with the practical training session during a Lifeboat proficiency training session in early August. Crew from East London, Port Alfred and Knysna spent two days learning how to deal with life rafts. Pictures from ...

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