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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 10 May 2021

NSRI’s Water Safety programme – still growing strong

For Sea Rescue’s dedicated Water Safety and Survival Swimming teams, returning to face-to-face classes couldn’t have come soon enough. But being vigilant and safe, and agile and adaptable to the possibility of future changes are still top of mind. We ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 29 April 2021

Pink Rescue Buoy - Child's life saved

Good Samaritans and an NSRI station commander, armed with an NSRI pink rescue buoy and a body board, are commended for contributing to saving a child's life ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 3 April 2021

Pink Rescue Buoy used in rescue - Rooi Els. Boat assisted - Rooi Els. Boat found capsized - Hangklip:

At 07h18, Friday, 2 April, NSRI Kleinmond duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Rooi Els.Eye-witnesses reported 2 males in the water with a floatation tube and they had reportedly been in difficulty in the ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 11 March 2021

Heroic teens rescue drowning girl

The quick actions of four Jeffreys Bay teenagers save a life.Rip currents can be treacherous, as a 17-year-old girl from Hankey and her brother discovered when they went swimming at Checkers Beach in Jeffreys Bay.Fortunately, local residents Lisa Stumpf, 19 ...

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DROWNING  | Published: 15 February 2021

Lifeguards save a young lady from drowning at Table View Beach

At 19h05, Saturday, 13th February, NSRI Table Bay and NSRI Melkbosstrand duty crew and the CoCT (City of Cape Town) joint water rescue group were activated following reports from a CoCT (City of Cape Town) Law Enforcement officer of a ...

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AD CAMPAIGNS  | Published: 3 February 2021

NSRI Media Release: Pink is for boys, our buoys, says NSRI of new lifesaving campaign 

National Sea Rescue Institute Press Release: Immediate 3rd February 2021 NSRI Media Release: Pink is for boys, our buoys, says NSRI of new lifesaving campaign With many of our beaches opening up again, those heading back to our sandy shores ...

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FUNDRAISING  | Published: 29 January 2021

Department of Tourism aids water safety with the donation of 72 Pink Rescue Buoys

The NSRI’s water-safety initiatives have been given a huge boost by the Department of Tourism with the donation of 72 Pink Rescue Buoys and the sponsorship of a lifeguard station in St Helena Bay on the Cape West Coast. St ...

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AWARDS  | Published: 31 December 2020

Letter of thanks awarded to three Herolds Bay locals

Station Commander Garth Dominy and Deputy Station Commander Mike Vonk from NSRI Station 23, Wilderness, were honoured to present a letter of thanks to three Herolds Bay locals on behalf of the National Sea Rescue Institute of South Africa (NSRI). ...

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LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 20 December 2020

NSRI Safety alert and incidents at Salt Rock, Bloubergstrand and Tableview, Hermanus and Durban

NSRI are appealing to the public to be cautious in and around coastal and inland waterways in this week leading up to Christmas Day. ...

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LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 14 December 2020

NSRI's Summer Water Safety

NSRI, as always, are prepared for the vacation season and this year our beaches and inland waterways are expected to be busy.With close to 1500 NSRI volunteers stationed at 43 coastal and inland NSRI rescue stations, on duty 24 hours ...

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