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NEWS  | Published: 20 November 2011

It was a busy weekend for our Volunteers:

EAST LONDON: 20th NOVEMBER 2011. COUPLE FOUND AFTER CALL FOR HELP:Mercia Van Tonder, 65, and her husband Johan, 67, both from East London, embarked on a gentle walk at around 08h00 this morning (Sunday, 20th November) armed with a liter ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 16 November 2011

German couple rescued from rip current

WILDERNESS Tuesday 15th November 2011. German couple rescued after being swept out to sea:At 17h52 on Tuesday 15th November NSRI Wilderness duty crew were activated following reports of two people being swept out to sea at Wilderness 500 meters from ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 16 November 2011

Austrian rescued from near drowning

Plettenberg Bay Wednesday 16th November 2011. Austrian rescued from near drowning:At 13h52 NSRI Plettenberg Bay volunteer duty crew were called out for a drowning in progress at The Island at Robberg Nature Reserve.We launched the rescue craft SALLY JOAN and ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 8 November 2011

Search for 4 people on a life-raft adrift at sea

Pictures are available for media download here. UPDATE 09 November:Cape Nature Conservation's Enrico Menezies dived on the DESHAN LANKA wreck and found the it to show signs of severe damage from fire. While it appears that the vessel has no ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 8 November 2011

Angler swept off rocks near Wilderness:

WILDERNESS Tuesday 08th November 2011. Search for missing angler:At 16h16 on 08th November Wilderness volunteer duty crew were called out following reports of an angler swept off rocks between Herolds Bay and Ballot Bay, near Wilderness.Our crew launched the sea ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 7 November 2011


STATION 19, RICHARD'S BAY – STATION 37, JEFFREY'S BAYMonday 07th November 2011:UPDATE:The yacht QUEST contacted NSRI Richard's Bay at around 17h00 on Monday 08 Nov reporting to be making good headway. Onboard the United Kingdom registered yacht are 3 men ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 6 November 2011

Multiple calls: Durban, Port Alfred and Knysna

Sunday 06th November 2011. Multiple calls:STATION 5, DURBAN / STATION 11, PORT ALFRED / STATION 12, KNYSNA:Durban:At 11h03 on Saturday 05th November NSRI Durban’s duty crew launched the sea rescue boat MEGAN II and rendezvous with the Dutch yacht SAGNO ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 4 November 2011

HERMANUS – 2 drown 2 missing:

HERMANUS – Thursday 03 October 2011.At approximately 14h00 NSRI Hermanus sea rescue crew were called out following reports of a drowning in progress at Onrus Beach, near Hermanus.Our volunteer crew responded to our sea rescue station to prepare to launch ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 4 November 2011

Calls for Richards Bay and Agulhas:

Station 19 Richards Bay:The volunteers at station 19, Richards Bay, had a long night with not much sleep.They were called by Richards Bay Port Control at 23h55 to tow a yacht that was four miles off-shore. Spirit of Richards Bay ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 3 November 2011

ST FRANCIS BAY: Man presumed drowned

Wednesday 02 November 2011.At 13h57 on Wednesday 02 November NSRI St Francis Bay volunteer duty crew were called out following reports of a drowning in progress at Main Beach, St Francis Bay.We launched our sea rescue craft Spirit of St ...

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