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Simon's Town Paddler Rescue 21 September 2023
RESCUES  | Published: 24 September 2023

SafeTrx Alert Saves Paddler In Simon's Town

Simon McDonnell, NSRI Simon's Town station commander, said: At 16h45, Thursday, 21 September, NSRI Simon's Town duty crew were activated following NSRI EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) intercepting an NSRI SafeTrx emergency activation from a paddler reporting to be in difficulty ...

Camps Bay 22 September 2023
RESCUES  | Published: 23 September 2023

Man missing in Camps Bay

Bevan Geyser, NSRI Bakoven deputy station commander, said:At 13h53, Friday 22 September, NSRI Bakoven Station 2 was activated following eyewitness reports of a man missing at Camps Bay Beach.NSRI Bakoven Station 2, NSRI Table Bay Station 3, SA Police Services ...

Nsri kommetjie 20sept
RESCUES  | Published: 21 September 2023

3 deceased following SA Navy vessel accident near Kommetjie in Cape Town

NSRI Kommetjie duty crew were activated after the neighbor of NSRI Kommetjie station commander Dave Smith called him on the phone reporting what he suspected to be SA Navy personnel washed off an SA Navy vessel off-shore of Slangkop Lighthouse. ...

06 JLT Rescuer
RESCUES  | Published: 20 September 2023

Spear fisherman rescued in Gqeberha

Tuesday 19 September at 15h00, after a weekend of rough seas and high winds, with the ocean around the Gqeberha and Eastern Cape coastline having calmed, a local 26 year old spear fisherman took the opportunity to launch into the ...

NSRI Port Elizabeth Eikos 2
RESCUES  | Published: 15 September 2023

Narrow escape after a skipper goes overboard his vessel in a structural accident

At 08h00, Thursday, 14 September, NSRI Gqeberha duty crew were activated following a request for urgent assistance from a harbour service vessel reporting their skipper overboard and trapped in the wheel house that had been ripped off the vessel and ...

31 AUGUST 2023: One man missing in Knysna kayaking incident
RESCUES  | Published: 31 August 2023

Update: One man missing in Knysna kayaking incident

Jerome Simonis, NSRI Knysna station commander, said: In an ongoing search operation on Thursday, 31 August, SA Police Services (SAPS) and the SAPS Water Policing and Dive Services (SAPS WPDS) continued to search for a missing man at Ashmead Channel ...

Medivac Gqeberha 31 August 2023
RESCUES  | Published: 31 August 2023

Medical evacuations at Saldanha Bay and Algoa Bay:

LANGEBAAN: Nic Stevens, NSRI Mykonos station commander, said: At 07h39, Wednesday, 30 August, NSRI Mykonos duty crew were activated following a request for medical assistance from a local 90-foot fishing trawler reported an adult fisherman crewman seriously injured onboard, 5 ...

Kalk bay 27aug
RESCUES  | Published: 28 August 2023

Incidents at Richards Bay, Kalk Bay, Gqeberha and Gordons Bay

It was a busy weekend for our volunteers. ...

Strandfontein 27aug
RESCUES  | Published: 28 August 2023

Search ongoing for a missing man at Groot Wolfgat Beach on False Bay

Just after 13h00, Saturday, 26 August, NSRI EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) were alerted by CoCT (City of Cape Town) Law Enforcement control of a drowning in progress at the Groot Wolfgat Beach, between Monwabisi and Mnandi on the False Bay coast. ...

RESCUES  | Published: 24 August 2023

3 people rescued after being swept away by rip currents in St Lucia

At 10h49, Monday, 21 August, NSRI St Lucia duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of a drowning in progress at Main Beach, St Lucia. ...

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