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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 24 June 2012

Mantens assist home made boat

Dirk Manten, NSRI Vaal Dam duty coxswain, said: 'At 16h15 (Sunday, 24th June) NSRI Vaal Dam volunteers were activated following reports of a makeshift home made boat in difficulties off Kylie Bay, about a nautical mile South of Manten Marina ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 24 June 2012

'Born Wild' adrift at Betties Bay

Giepie Loubser, NSRI Hermanus duty controller, said:'On Sunday 24 June at 12h04 NSRI Hermanus volunteer sea rescue duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from the local small commercial crayfish boat Born Wild, with 3 crewmen onboard, skipper ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 23 June 2012

Tornado rips through Deneysville

Dick Manten, NSRI Vaal Dam station commander, said:'At 18h45 (Saturday, 23rd June) NSRI Vaal Dam volunteer rescue duty crew and the Emergency Services were activated following a tornado that ripped through parts of the Free State, Deneysville and the Vaal ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 20 June 2012

KLEINMOND: Boat capsized, all crew safe:

Wednesday 20th June 2012.NSRI Hermanus duty crew were called out after the Department of Environment – Oceans and Coasts reported a 5 meter fishing boat, Salom, capsized approximately 1 nautical mile off Kleinmond, near to the Kleinmond harbour.Three crewmen were ...

RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 19 June 2012

Boats capsized on Swartkops River:

PORT ELIZABETH Tuesday 19th June 2012. Response to reports of boat capsized on Swartkops River:At 07h02 NSRI Port Elizabeth volunteer sea rescue duty crew were called out following reports of red distress flares sighted near the Swartkops River Mouth, north ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 17 June 2012

CINTSA- Two men rescued:

Saturday 16th June 2012.East London duty crew were called out following a request for assistance because of engine failure from two men fishing on their 4.2 meter rubber-duck off Cintsa, approximately 15 nautical miles North East of East London.Geoff McGregor ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 17 June 2012

White Eagle assisted by Agulhas NSRI

16 June 2012:During the night the 11m yacht White Eagle incurred damage to its mast, making it impossible for the crew to use their sails. They used their inboard motor in an attempt to get to Hermanus, but the increasing ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 16 June 2012

Yacht fouled in shark net:

DURBAN Saturday 16th June 2012.Durban volunteer sea rescue crew were called out at 14h16 following a request for assistance from the 10 meter Catamaran Auberge, with 2 men onboard because their motors had accidentally fouled in a shark net just ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 15 June 2012

PE: Sailor casualty evacuated:

Friday 15th June 2012.Port Elizabeth volunteers were placed on alert to be ready for a pending call-out following a request for medical assistance from the 320 meter oil tanker Saiq, sailing from Angola to Mauritius. Their 25 year old 2nd ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 13 June 2012

PORT ALFRED Missing youth found:

Wednesday 12th June 2012.NSRI Port Alfred duty crew were called out to help the local 'Multi Security Company' and the Police who were searching for a 14 year old youth from Kleinemond who had last been seen at 15h00 but ...

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