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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 1 November 2011

Woman rescued from rip-current

PORT EDWARD 31ST OCTOBER 2011:At 13h15 on Monday 31st October volunteer sea rescue crew were called out following reports of a woman being swept out to sea in rip-currents at Silver Beach.Our duty crew responded to our sea rescue base ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 30 October 2011

Lifejackets save the day

VAAL DAM – Saturday 29th October 2011. Six rescued and in a separate incident a father and son trapped on Island:At approximately 17h00 on Saturday 29th October our Vaal Dam volunteer crew were called out following eye-witness reports of a ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 30 October 2011

Fisherman suffers fatal heart attack:

YZERFONTEIN – Saturday 29th October 2011. Fisherman suffers fatal heart attack:At 12h34 on Saturday 29th October our duty crew, on routine duty and at the main slip-way at Yzerfontein harbour, were alerted by the skipper of a 6.5 meter Snoek ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 29 October 2011

Boats on fire, 3 rescued

EAST LONDON – Saturday 29th October 2011.At 08h15 our NSRI East London sea rescue volunteer duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of red distress flares sighted off-shore of Nahoon Point and the call-out escalated to reports that the craft ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 29 October 2011

Fishing boat towed back to Kalk Bay

Friday 28 October 2011:Simon’s Town’s deep sea rescue boat Spirit of Safmarine III launched at 14h30 to assist the Kalk Bay fishing vessel Alma-Lucy, reporting engine failure 5 miles South of Cape Point. She had 9 crew on-board.Safmarine III reached ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 28 October 2011

Swept out to sea through Knysna Heads

KNYSNA HEADS – Thursday 27th October 2011. Two separate parties swept out to sea through Knysna Heads in strong spring tide rip-currents:At 18h18 NSRI Knysna volunteer duty crew were called out following reports of surf-skiers reportedly in difficulty in Knysna ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 25 October 2011


PORT ELIZABETH – TUESDAY 25th OCTOBER 2011At 07h30 today, Tuesday 25 October, our Port Elizabeth volunteers were called out to rendezvous with the 200 meter bulk carrier MANDARIN EAGLE, sailing from Gabon to Singapore. They had requested urgent medical assistance ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 23 October 2011

Sea-kayakers rescued from Betty's Bay

BETTY'S BAY – Saturday, 22nd October, 2011. 2 sea-kayakers rescued from rough seas:At 22h07 on Saturday, 22 October, NSRI Gordon's Bay volunteer duty crew were called out following reports of people suspected to be in trouble on the water about ...

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NEWS  | Published: 21 October 2011

GULLIVER’S life-raft found

WITSAND – Friday, 21 October, 2011: Yacht GULLIVER’S life-raft found.Pictures for media use can be found on the Sea Rescue Flickr site. Please credit NSRI.Attie Gunter, NSRI Witsand station commander, said:'At around 5 a.m. This morning (21 October, 2011) local ...

RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 16 October 2011

Knysna : 2 youngsters rescued, capsized dinghy, hoax call and cyclist dies

KNYSNA – Friday, 14th and Sunday, 16th October, 2011. 2 youngsters rescued – capsized dinghy, a suspected hoax call and sadly a local cyclist dies following a heart attack:At 18h00 (Friday, 14th October) NSRI Knysna volunteer duty crew were activated ...

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