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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 25 August 2022

Knysna – Search for missing man:

At 15h30, Wednesday, 24 August, NSRI Knysna duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress in front of East Head Cafe, next to the NSRI Knysna rescue station, Knysna Lagoon. ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 14 August 2022

Unidentified man rescued with the contribution of an NSRI pink rescue buoy

NSRI Port Alfred duty crew were activated following reports a patron at Guido's restaurant, West Beach, Port Alfred, of a man swept off of the West Pier, by a wave, into the Kowie River near to the Kowie River Mouth. ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 16 May 2022

Quick-thinking bystanders save the lives of two children

A trip to the beach turned into a lesson on the dangers of rip currents, as well as the value of a well-placed Pink Rescue Buoy for a group of learners at Swartvlei Beach. ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 4 April 2022

Pink Rescue Buoy project flourishes

Since its inception in 2017, the Pink Rescue Buoy project has been behind the rescue of more than 110 people. ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 18 March 2022

Incidents at Bakoven, Sedgefield, Gqeberha and Plettenberg Bay

NSRI Wilderness duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Swartvlei, Sedgefield. Additionally NSRI Bakoven duty crew were alerted following eye-witness reports of 2 females that had fallen into the water at Bakoven. Also, the NSRI ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 24 February 2022

A remarkable series of events

As a former professional and volunteer lifeguard, Franswa Fernandez is no stranger to helping people in trouble on the water, but on that hot Saturday morning, he saved a life using a Pink Rescue Buoy that had been installed less ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 19 February 2022

German couple rescued in Plettenberg Bay

At 11h03, Friday, 18 February, NSRI Plettenberg Bay duty crew were activated following reports a drowning in progress on the Wild Side of Robberg Nature Reserve. ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 25 January 2022

91st life saved using the Pink Rescue Buoy

On Wednesday, 5 January 2022, just after 18h00 two young men were swept out of the main beach tidal pool in front of the Jongensfontein camping area by a rip current. They were pulled into an extremely dangerous situation where ...

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FUNDRAISING  | Published: 29 November 2021

Plakkie and Speedo onboard

NSRI’s Drowning Prevention Department is thrilled to collaborate with two new partners whose aim is to see more Pink Rescue Buoys installed around the country. ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 29 November 2021

Pink Rescue Buoys - 81 rescues, and counting!

Since the start of the Pink Rescue Buoy project in 2017, 81 lives have been saved with the use of these buoys. ...

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