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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 11 November 2020

Think Pink for Rescue Buoys

It’s not just a pretty colour… The NSRI’s Pink Rescue Buoys will be saving lives this holiday season – with your help. As summer kicks into full swing, thousands of holidaymakers will soon be hotfooting it to beaches and dams ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 1 November 2020

Jeffreys Bay – 6 swimmers rescued by lifeguards and by local surfers:

JEFFREYS BAY:Michael van den Bergh, NSRI Jeffreys Bay station commander, said:On Saturday morning, 31st October, off duty lifeguards who had just arrived at the lifeguard facility at Main Beach, Jeffreys Bay, to attend to routine maintenance of the lifeguard facility ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 22 October 2020

South32 Pink Rescue Buoy Sponsorship aims to save lives in Richards Bay

At the beginning of 2020, Hillside Aluminium/South32 generously sponsored 40 lifesaving Pink Rescue Buoys for Richards Bay and surrounds. These buoys have been erected in strategic areas along the bay. Hundreds of drownings in South Africa each year are preventable ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 8 October 2020

NSRI’s invaluable partnership with Hillside Aluminium/South32

Sea Rescue’s drowning-prevention initiatives would not be possible without the generous support of donors and sponsors, and the commitment of our educators and the communities that welcome them. ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 8 October 2020

Pink Rescue Buoy used to save a life

NSRI’s Pink Rescue Buoy initiative has grown exponentially since its introduction in November 2017. To date more than 750 Pink Rescue Buoys have been installed around South Africa and 59 lives have been saved by their use. The buoys have ...

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DROWNING  | Published: 28 July 2020


NSRI CEO Dr Cleeve Robertson estimates that there are 2000 fatal drownings each year in South Africa. Six hundred of these are children.Many of these drownings are preventable, if only there had been proper prevention initiatives or the right equipment ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 14 January 2020

Oyster Bay – NSRI pink rescue buoy successfully used in a rescue:

Lodewyk van Rensburg, NSRI Oyster Bay station commander, said:At 13h20, Monday, 13th January, NSRI Oyster Bay duty crew were activated to investigate eye-witness reports, from an NSRI coast watcher, of children launching into the surf with the NSRI Pink Rescue ...

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EDUCATION  | Published: 11 October 2019

NSRI Pink Rescue Buoy Programme

Sea Rescue presented our NSRI Pink Rescue Buoy emergency flotation project at International Lifesaving’s biannual ‘World Conference on Drowning Prevention’ (WCDP) Conference in Durban this week. NSRI’s Drowning Prevention manager Andrew Ingram addressed delegates from around the world explaining where ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 8 October 2019

Plettenberg Bay - Another life saved with a Pink Rescue Buoy

Marc Rodgers, NSRI Plettenberg Bay station commander, said:At 17h41, Monday, 07 October, NSRI Plettenberg Bay duty crew were activated following reports of medical assistance required at Robberg 5 beach for persons involved in a non-fatal drowning incident and reportedly on ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 29 March 2019

31 lives have been saved so far using Pink Buoys

[embed][/embed]Sea Rescue’s Pink Rescue Buoys have been used to provide emergency flotation for 31 people since the project started in November 2017. Off duty lifeguard Djebbe Hiscock,17, was at Dappat se Gat, a notoriously dangerous beach near Gordon's Bay, when ...

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