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PHOTOS  | Published: 29 January 2021

Women take the helm in boatbuilding

The NSRI is making a significant investment in the South African boatbuilding industry by partnering with Two Oceans Marine Manufacturing in a long-term project that will see nine Offshore Rescue Craft (ORCs) being built, seven of them entirely by local ...

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PHOTOS  | Published: 14 December 2020

Siya Kolisi, who nearly drowned when he was 12 years old, urges South Africans to “Launch A Legacy” that will save lives for years to come

When Siya Kolisi, Springbok rugby captain, Stormers and Western Province player, was 12 years old, he nearly drowned.Kolisi, says that “there are 600 children who drown in South Africa every year in entirely preventable incidents. In my community, we have ...

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PHOTOS  | Published: 27 April 2019

NSRI welcomes their new generation Search and Rescue Vessel to South Africa

NATIONAL SEA RESCUE INSTITUTE (NSRI) MEDIA RELEASE:SEA RESCUE – NSRI welcomes their new generation Search and Rescue Vessel to South AfricaThe official welcoming party of the National Sea Rescue Institute’s new class of Search and Rescue vessel took place at ...

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PHOTOS  | Published: 11 December 2018

A hive of activity in Richards Bay

The crew at Station 19 Richards Bay were out in full force over the weekend.Brynn Gericke wrote: 'We participated in the Port Festival by putting on a display covering the righting of our training vessel Flip-it, the casualties then lit ...

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PHOTOS  | Published: 9 December 2018

Wilderness crew and local lifeguards train together

This past weekend our crew at NSRI Wilderness and the local lifeguards had a training session together. About 15 lifeguards were present and divided into two groups. They started with some orientation around our 4.2m vessels and then proceeded to ...

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PHOTOS  | Published: 28 September 2018

Dibana Logistics give NSRI a free ride

A big thank you to Dibana Logistics who placed our NSRI Lifeguard station back on the beach at Melkbosstrand this morning, in preparation for the summer season. Dibana Logistics will take a second 6 meter container to our Simon's Town ...

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PHOTOS  | Published: 23 September 2018

Drowning at Margate and a boat assisted at Hartbeespoort Dam

MARGATE:Jeremiah Jackson, NSRI Shelly Beach station commander, said:Just before 14h00, Sunday, 23rd September, NSRI Shelly Beach duty crew were activated following reports from Ray Nkonyeni Municipal Protection Services of a drowning in progress at Margate Pier.Our NSRI sea rescue vehicle ...

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PHOTOS  | Published: 23 September 2018

Full Moon Spring Tide alert. Man missing - Mossel Bay. False Alarm with good intentions - Mossel Bay. Sunken vehicle recovered at boat club slip-way - Richards Bay:

MOSSEL BAY:Andre Fraser, NSRI Mossel Bay station commander, said:At 15h18, Saturday, 22nd September, NSRI Mossel Bay duty crew were activated following reports of an angler swept into the sea at the Dana Baai side of Pinnacle Point, Mossel Bay.The sea ...

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PHOTOS  | Published: 17 September 2018

Man assisted in the surfline

This photograph was taken during training over the weekend.Ettiene van Gent, NSRI Jeffreys Bay station 37 Lifesaving Unit Captain, said:At approximately 17h05 on Monday, 17th September, our NSRI Jeffreys Bay Lifesaving lifeguards, having completed a routine training exercise at ...

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PHOTOS  | Published: 16 September 2018

A busy day at JBay

It was a busy afternoon for Station 37 JBay. Lifeguard surf rescue training, Junior Academy learning how to deal with marine standings and Sea Rescue crew practicing rescue techniques.All NSRI Lifeguards, rescue crew and juniors are unpaid volunteers. Sea Rescue ...

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