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LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 29 September 2022

Come on, summer!

Beach season is almost upon us, which means the NSRI will be ramping up its training. We chatted to Lifeguard Operations Manager Stewart Seini to find out what he and his team have been up to. ...

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RESCUE BASES  | Published: 29 September 2022

Base showcase: Station 18

In the 16th of a series of stories on NSRI bases around the country, we chat to a few crew members at Station 18 (Melkbosstrand) to find out more about the base and its family of volunteers. ...

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WINNERS  | Published: 29 September 2022

Meet the winner of our R100 000 draw!

Congratulations to Verusca Conradie, the winner of the NSRI’s highly-anticipated August R100 000 cash prize draw. ...

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DROWNING  | Published: 27 September 2022

Mnandi – Sunday, 25 September. 3 teenagers rescued 1 adult male deceased

At 14h45, Sunday, 25 September, NSRI Strandfontein duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress near to Mnandi Beach, False Bay. The NSRI Strandfontein sea rescue craft Rescue 16 Alpha was launched while NSRI rescue swimmers responded ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 25 September 2022

Plett beaches closed after shark incident

The NSRI and the Bitou Municipality appeal to the public to be cautious along the Plettenberg Bay and Southern Cape coastline. Beaches have been closed in Plettenberg Bay by Bitou Municipality. ...

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ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 15 September 2022

Seal assisted - Hermanus

On Saturday, 10 September, NSRI Hermanus, while conducting routine maintenance at our NSRI Hermanus rescue station were alerted by public members of a seal, witnessed in amongst the Dolosse, in and around the new harbour, with a rope entangled around ...

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DROWNING PREVENTION  | Published: 13 September 2022

NSRI Cautions Public on Rip Currents

With the recent spate of drowning incidents around the country, some being caused by RIP currents. The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) is urging extreme public caution around the coast. ...

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EVENTS  | Published: 12 September 2022

THE BLESSING OF SPIRIT OF DHL II

We had the privilege of blessing the 8.8 metre rescue vessel, Spirit of DHL II, at NSRI Yzerfontein this past weekend. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 12 September 2022

Man drowns saving his daughter - Ballito

At 17h13, Sunday, 11 September, NSRI Ballito duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Thompsons tidal pool, Ballito. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 12 September 2022

Fatal drowning - Port Edward

A fatal drowning of a male teenager, and a 12-year-old male transported to hospital in serious condition following a non-fatal drowning. ...

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