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RESCUE  | Published: 27 February 2024

WATCH: Two students rescued from the ‘grip of the rip’

A Friday afternoon swim at Silver Beach in Port Edward turned into a harrowing ordeal for two male students… Thanks to local rescue services, tragedy was avoided. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 27 February 2024

A surfer in difficulty at Kellys Beach, Port Alfred.

Chris Pike, NSRI Port Alfred station commander, said: At 17h05, Monday, 26 February, NSRI Port Alfred duty crew were activated following reports of a surfer in difficulty at Kellys Beach, Port Alfred. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 18 February 2024

NSRI Gordons Bay Reacts to Beach Incident Near Naval Base

NSRI Gordons Bay duty crew were activated following eyewitness reports of a drowning in progress at a beach next to Gordons Bay Main Beach (next to the Gordons Bay Naval Base). ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 18 February 2024

National Incidents

NSRI Richards Bay duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from 3 South African men on a sailing yacht reporting to be caught in heavy seas off-shore of Richards Bay motoring with one of their two motors after ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 13 February 2024

NSRI Gqeberha Rescues Crew from Sinking Vessel off Port Elizabeth Coast

NSRI Gqeberha duty crew were activated following a Mayday distress call, intercepted by TNPA (Transnet National Ports Authority) Port of Port Elizabeth Port Control and by Telkom Maritime Radio Services, from a local supply motor vessel, with 3 local crew ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 13 February 2024

NSRI Port Alfred Responds to Drowning Emergency at Kariega River Mouth

NSRI Port Alfred duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress in the Kariega River Mouth, Kenton-On-Sea. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 12 February 2024

Update Clifton: Suspected fatal drowning

Police are investigating - following an adult female, believed to be a local, who was discovered lifeless in the water, off-shore of Clifton, on Sunday morning. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 11 February 2024

CLIFTON: Urgent appeal for information

The SA Police Services and NSRI, in cooperation with CoCT (City of Cape Town), are urgently appealing to anyone that can assist to identify (or provide information as to contact details for family) of a white adult female (believed to ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 11 February 2024

A fisherman missing after being swept off rocks by a wave.

Mike Vonk, NSRI Wilderness station commander, said: At 14h50, Saturday, 10 February, NSRI Wilderness duty crew were activated following reports from the SA Police Services of an adult male angler swept off rocks into the sea by waves while fishing ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 7 February 2024

NSRI teams up with emergency services and local authorities in the Southern Cape over the past weekend

SOUTHERN CAPE: Thembalethu, Victoria Bay, Sedgefield, Hansmoeskraal, Buffalo Bay, Mossel Bay. NSRI, Police the emergency services and Municipal authorities are appealing to the South African public and tourists visiting our country to have extreme safety in mind in and around ...

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