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RESCUES  | Published: 5 May 2023

Incidents at Mykonos, Langebaan, False Bay, Mossel Bay and Hermanus

Here is a weekly news report on some of the rescues that took place: NSRI Mykonos assist a capsized jet-ski; An NSRI rescue swimmer uses an NSRI Pink Rescue Buoy to save two swimmers caught in rip currents at Langebaan ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 5 May 2023

WATCH : NSRI Gqeberha assist 2 capsized boats at a Fish Derby at Noordhoek

NSRI Gqeberha responded to two separate incidents over the past weekend during a fishing derby, at Noordhoek ski-boat club. On Sunday, 30th of April, a boat carrying four crewmen capsized while exiting from the Noordhoek ski-boat club. Fortunately, all four ...

RESCUES  | Published: 3 May 2023

Surfer stable, in good spirits and in good care after being bitten by a shark while surfing

SEA RESCUE – JEFFREYS BAY – Wednesday, 3 May. Surfer stable, in good spirits and in good care after being bitten by a shark while surfing: ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 1 May 2023

Monday, 1 May. Multiple incidents

In Strand: NSRI Gordon's Bay responds to kite surfer in difficulty and two lives saved when a boat capsizes. Also at Shelly Beach: a local dive charter boat with steering mechanical failure assisted. Additionally, at Clifton: NSRI Bakoven and NSRI ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 24 April 2023

Vessel in difficulty on Doornpoort Dam in Witbank assisted

On Saturday, 22nd of April, at 14h48, the NSRI Witbank Dam duty crew received a phone call from the SA Police Services K9 Search and Rescue reporting a vessel in difficulty on the Doornpoort Dam in Witbank. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 24 April 2023

Injured hiker rescued from Otter Trail

NSRI halts Eastern Cape training exercise to successfully rescue an injured adult female hiker from the Tsitsikamma Otter trail. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 23 April 2023

FRENCH SOLO SAILOR SAFE – Everyone is overjoyed to hear that a French solo sailor is safe and well

French solo sailor, Emmanuel Dailler, sailing solo on the yacht Akela II, has arrived safely at Martinique Island in the French Caribbean He has informed his family that he is safe. The NSRI, Maritime authorities, French authorities and the Maritime ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 19 April 2023

Incidents in Durban, Gqeberha and Knysna.

DURBAN Jonathan Kellerman, NSRI Durban station commander, said: A ship medical evacuation and a medical emergency on a beach. At 08h00, Sunday 16 April, NSRI Durban duty crew gathered at NSRI Durban rescue station in response to an earlier request ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 15 April 2023

An update on the vessel that was ablaze off Cape Point

During Friday afternoon, 14 April, MRCC (MARITIME RESCUE COORDINATION CENTRE), supported by SAMSA (South African Maritime Safety Authority), Telkom Maritime Radio Services, TNPA (Transnet National Ports Authority), NSRI EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) and Police Sea Borderline Control continued to monitor ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 14 April 2023

Combined efforts in assisting 26 casualties off a vessel on fire off Cape Point

At 00:40 NSRI Simon’s Town were activated by the NSRI Emergency Operating Centre (EOC) following reports of a 35m Hout Bay based support vessel ablaze South of Cape Point. ...

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