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RESCUES  | Published: 3 November 2023

A paddler rescued at sea near Gqeberha is recovering in hospital

At 07h08, Thursday 2 November, NSRI Gqeberha duty crew and the NMB (Nelson Mandela Bay) water rescue network were activated and responded to Schoenmakerskop where a paddler on a paddle-ski was reported by eye witnesses to be in difficulty. ...

ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 1 November 2023

Swordfish beaches itself in Gordon's Bay

At 18h38, Tuesday, 30 October, NSRI Gordons Bay duty crew were requested by CoCT MASN (City of Cape Town Marine Animal Stranding Network) to assist at Gordons Bay Beach where a Sword Fish had beached. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 27 October 2023

NSRI crews around the country respond to 3 separate incidents this past Thursday

EERSTERIVIERSTRAND: NSRI OYSTER BAY: Jaen Smit, NSRI Oyster Bay operation controller, said: At 07h31, Thursday, 26 October, NSRI Oyster Bay duty crew were activated following reports, initially believed to be, of a man and his dog that had been washed ...

Full Moon Spring Tide Alert
SAFETY ALERT  | Published: 27 October 2023

Full Moon Spring Tide Alert

NSRI SAFETY ALERT: The full moon Spring tide is now at its peak and will be for the remainder of this weekend and into the new week! And summer season is here … ...

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ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 27 October 2023

Every life matters

Three recent animal rescues were cause for celebration... The NSRI is always available to help our aquatic friends to safety. ...

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RESCUE BASES  | Published: 27 October 2023

Base showcase: Station 30 (Agulhas)

The southernmost coastal village and holiday resort in South Africa is also home to what might just be the NSRI’s most enthusiastic station. ...

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NEWS  | Published: 27 October 2023

Rising waters

The Western Cape experienced widespread flooding towards the end of September: lives and homes were lost. Here, a few of the NSRI volunteers who participated in the rescue effort reflect on the experience. ...

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DROWNING PREVENTION  | Published: 27 October 2023

Turning the tide on high drowning rates

The South African Maritime Authority (SAMSA), together with the Department of Transport (DoT), recently supported the NSRI in bringing drowning prevention and water safety skills to students from eight schools in Gauteng. ...

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RESCUE  | Published: 27 October 2023

Gratitude in waves

On Thursday, 21 September, visiting Gautenger Louis Eksteen ran into difficulty while paddling off the coast in False Bay. Thankfully, his SafeTRX app activation allowed the NSRI to rescue him before he could come to any harm. Here, he shares ...

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NEWS  | Published: 27 October 2023

Thrills, spills and dusty grills

Off-road enthusiasts were treated to an exclusive once-a-year treat as Koeberg Nature Reserve opened its gates for the annual NSRI 4x4 fundraising event for Station 18 (Melkbosstrand). ...

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