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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 10 August 2023

Search for a missing pink rescue buoy could aid in the search for missing Ryder Kossatz

NSRI is appealing to the public and seafarers along the Atlantic Seaboard, in particular between Camps Bay and Hout Bay, to be the lookout for an NSRI pink rescue buoy that may have washed out along the shoreline or may ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 30 May 2023

The power of pink

Four recent rescues show that the NSRI’s ground-breaking Pink Rescue Buoy initiative is going full steam ahead. ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 20 April 2023

WATCH: Another incredible Pink Rescue Buoy Rescue

Renaldo Arthur was sitting at the benches behind the trees in Kleinmond Harbour. When he heard shouting coming from the Harbour wall +-70m away. Investigating the commotion He noticed 3 people in distress in the water. So he ran over ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 20 April 2023

Good Samaritan using an NSRI Pink Rescue Buoy successfully rescues a female from the surf

On 19 April, 2023, at around 13h00, a Good Samaritan, using an NSRI Pink Rescue Buoy, assisted a female who appeared to be in distress in the surf line at Salmon Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, North Coast. ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 31 October 2022

Staying afloat

NSRI Lifeguard Training Coordinator Rebecca Carter-Smith recounts a recent rescue that – yet again – illustrates the value of the NSRI’s Pink Rescue Buoys. ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 29 September 2022

Another life saved with help from a Pink Rescue Buoy

A man who had been fishing off the West Pier was washed into the Kowie River by a wave, and soon it became a race against the clock for one NSRI rescue swimmer to save his life. ...

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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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