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RESCUES  | Published: 4 June 2022

Man missing after being swept off rocks by waves

NSRI Hermanus duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports from a former NSRI Hermanus crew member and Hermanus Neighbourhood Watch of a man swept into the sea off rocks by waves at The Esplanade, Hermanus. ...

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ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 1 June 2022

Plettenberg Bay – Striped Dolphin rescue

NSRI Plettenberg Bay duty crew were alerted by the Southern Cape Marine Animal Stranding Network, who had a member of their team on the scene at Dune Park, Keurbooms Beach, where a Striped Dolphin was found to have beached. ...

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SAFETY ALERT  | Published: 25 May 2022

SEA RESCUE – Eastern Cape and Southern Cape coastline shark alert

NSRI, local Municipalities along the Southern Cape and Eastern Cape coastline and marine authorities are appealing to coastal users, in particular bathers, paddlers, surfers, body boarders and kite boarders, to exercise caution due to increased inshore shark activity. ...

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ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 20 May 2022

STORMS RIVER – Leopard rescue has a sad outcome:

NSRI Storms River and NSRI Oyster Bay duty crews were activated to join SA National Park rangers in an effort to save a leopard stranded on a cliff face on the Storms River at the marine section of the Storms ...

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 | Published: 20 May 2022

EVERY CHILD WILL LEARN HOW TO SWIM: Update on NSRI’S Survival Swimming Centre in Riebeek Kasteel

Understanding the context of drowning and its impact on the socio-economic climate in South Africa makes it essential that every child should learn how to swim. Not only does it teach the child essential water safety skills, but it equips ...

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SAFETY ALERT  | Published: 19 May 2022

SEA RESCUE – Plettenberg Bay – Shark Alert precaution

NSRI and the Bitou Municipality are appealing to the public to exercise caution on the Keurbooms River and along the Plettenberg Bay coastline due to shark activity. ...

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FUNDRAISING  | Published: 16 May 2022

Grateful thanks to Metropolitan

Recent Platinum Partner Metropolitan Health Group has lent its support to the NSRI’s Water Safety programme. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 16 May 2022

Youngster directs rescue vessel to casualty

Thanks to the keen eyes of a nine-year-old boy, the NSRI was able to locate two paddlers who got into difficulty offshore of Smitswinkelbaai. ...

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EDUCATION  | Published: 16 May 2022

More about the NSRI’s shark-bite kits

Shark-bite kits are strategically placed at beach access points for use in the case of emergencies. We find out more about when they were introduced and how they can be used. ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 16 May 2022

Quick-thinking bystanders save the lives of two children

A trip to the beach turned into a lesson on the dangers of rip currents, as well as the value of a well-placed Pink Rescue Buoy for a group of learners at Swartvlei Beach. ...

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