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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 26 October 2010

Rip current tragedy

Two men drowned at the Wolfgat Nature Reserve on the False Bay coast near Monwabisi beach, at noon yesterday. The spot, on a stretch of coast notorious for drownings, is well known for strong rip currents.The men were part of ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 24 October 2010

22 Squadron and SRHU mission 150 miles offshore

Follow-up: Sea Rescue – Cape Town Sunday, 24 October, 2010. Sea Rescue operation successful. Andre Beuste, NSRI Sea Rescue helicopter Unit (SRHU) station commander, said: The sea rescue operation (see press release below), to evacuate an ill Captain off his ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 18 October 2010

Trek Fishing Boat capsized

Sea Rescue – False Bay – Saturday, 16 October, 2010. Fisherman dies and two fellow fishermen rescued.Mario Fredericks, Sea Rescue Strandfontein station commander, said: “At 08h14 Sea Rescue Strandfontein and Sea Rescue Simonstown, the Metro Ambulance and Rescue Services, the ...

RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 14 October 2010

Sea-kayakers rescued whale watching.

Sea Rescue – Hermanus – Thursday, 14 October, 2010. 6 sea-kayakers rescued on whale watching paddle.Deon Langenhoven, Sea Rescue Hermanus duty coxswain, said: “At 14h41 Sea Rescue Hermanus volunteers and the Metro Ambulance and Rescue Services were activated following a ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 12 October 2010

Yacht rescued from Storm

Sea Rescue – East London – Tuesday, 12 October, 2010. Yacht rescued from Storm.Geoff McGreggor, Sea Rescue East London station commander said: “At 05h15 the Sea Rescue East London volunteer duty crew were activated following a request for urgent assistance ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 9 October 2010

Ship on Fire

NSRI Media Release:Follow-up 2: Friday, 08 October, 2010. Fire contained, NSRI released from the scene.Darius van Niekerk, Sea Rescue Mykonos station commander, said: “At 13h45 Sea Rescue Mykonos were released from the scene, 24 nautical miles East of Cape Columbine ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 9 October 2010

Fisherman evacuated off Deck-boat

NSRI Media Release:Friday, 08 October, 2010. Fisherman casualty evacuated off Deck-boat.Juan Pretorius, NSRI Port Alfred station commander, said: “At 06h46 NSRI Port Alfred volunteers were activated following a request for medical assistance from the Deck Boat (open fishing boat) Altair ...

RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 7 October 2010

Orca at Melkbos

National Sea Rescue Institute Media Release:Wednesday, 06 October, 2010. Orca whale found beached at Melkbosstrand.At 14h35 Sea Rescue Melkbosstrand volunteers were activated following eye-witness reports of a 3 metre juvenile Orca whale beached and lying, dead, next to the river ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 5 October 2010

Port Alfred Fisherman evacuated

National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) Media Release:For Immediate Release:Sea Rescue – Port Alfred – Monday, 04th October, 2010. Fisherman casualty evacuated at sea.Juan Pretorius, Sea Rescue Port Alfred station commander, said: “At 07h35 sea rescue Port Alfred volunteers were called ...

RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 7 August 2010

Robben Island divers

Pat van Eyssen, Sea Rescue Table Bay station commander, said: “On Friday 6 August at 19h03 Sea Rescue Table Bay volunteers were activated following a request for assistance from the authorities on Robben Island reporting a rubber duck capsized on ...

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