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SURVIVAL SWIMMING  | Published: 27 March 2024

POP! goes Survival Swimming

The NSRI, in collaboration with Fluidra South Africa, are piloting a new type of pool – POP! – one that, if successful, will see even more children around the country learn life-saving swimming skills. ...

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NEWS  | Published: 27 March 2024

Celebrating seals!

Seals in the wild are charming, fascinating, often misunderstood and sometimes dangerous marine animals if they feel threatened. In honour of International Day of the Seal on 22 March, we asked experts from the Two Oceans Aquarium Foundation’s Marine Wildlife ...

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NEWS  | Published: 27 March 2024

Kiwis embrace PRE

New Zealand is fast-tracking the roll-out of public rescue equipment, proven to save lives – inspired by the NSRI’s Pink Rescue Buoy programme. ...

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FUNDRAISING  | Published: 27 March 2024

Ripple effect: Oceans8 Charity Swim

If you are a keen swimmer and would like to raise funds for the NSRI, this is your chance. ...

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NEWS  | Published: 27 March 2024

Ice-cold courage

On 5 February, NSRI volunteer Stephen Hunt was the 8th person ever to complete the 25km swim around Robben Island, raising R20 000 for charity in the process. ...

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TRAINING  | Published: 27 March 2024

Rescue ready: NSRI launches first-ever Search and Rescue training course

We caught up with National Training Facilitator Graeme Harding to find out more. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 26 March 2024


NSRI COMMUNICATIONS in cooperation with MRCC (Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre) and SAMSA (South African Maritime Safety Authority): ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 25 March 2024

Extensive search ongoing for 6 local fishermen who are reportedly missing at sea

An extensive search operation is ongoing for 6 adult male fishermen, believed to be from Hout Bay and from Hawston, who remain overdue and missing at sea onboard a grey Ballistic 7.8 meter RHIB (rigid hull inflatable boat) name “Berta Fishing Experience”. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 25 March 2024

4 scuba divers rescued following an extensive search.

Gary Wolmerans, NSRI Shelly Beach station commander, said: At 10h38, Sunday, 24 March, NSRI Shelly Beach duty crew were activated following reports of 4 scuba divers missing in the vicinity of Protea Banks, Southern Pinnacle, just over 4 nautical miles ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 17 March 2024

Skipper missing at sea: Urgent appeal for information

A charter boat captained by a well-known KZN North Coast skipper has gone missing at sea near the border with Mozambique. ...

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