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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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RESCUES  | Published: 13 April 2023

Local female injured in a boating accident in Hout Bay

On Thursday 13 April, NSRI Hout Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a 30-year-old local female injured after she reportedly fell out of a rigid hull inflatable charter boat. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 13 April 2023

Solo sailor missing in the Atlantic ocean, overdue for arrival in Martinique

NSRI EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) and NSRI rescue stations across the West Coast are keeping a lookout for the sailing vessel AKELA II, in cooperation with MRCC (Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre). ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 12 April 2023

Fatal drowning in Vleesbaai near Mossel Bay

At 10h08, Tuesday, 11 April, NSRI Mossel Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Fransmanshoek, Vlees Baai. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 6 April 2023

Capsized boat recovered, all crew accounted for and safe

At 19h24, Wednesday, 5 April, NSRI Table Bay and NSRI Bakoven were alerted following reports to the NSRI EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) from OPBC (Oceana Power Boat Club) of a ski-boat taking on water off-shore of Green Point Lighthouse. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 3 April 2023

A fisherman is missing in Jeffreys Bay

At 17h10, Sunday, 2 April, NSRI Jeffreys Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a double sea kayak capsized at Walskipper, Paradise Beach, with 2 local men onboard. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 24 March 2023

Kayaking couple rescued in Gordon's Bay

At 18h12, Wednesday, 22 March, NSRI Gordon's Bay duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of a man and a woman on a double kayak appearing to be in difficulty off-shore between Gordons Bay Harbour and Harbour Island. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 22 March 2023

Fatal drowning in Hermanus

On Tuesday, 21 March, at 17h20, NSRI Hermanus duty crew and the SA Police Services were activated following eye-witness reports of 3 men swept by waves into the surf off rocks on the shoreline in front of the Windsor Hotel, central Hermanus. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 12 March 2023

SCOTTBURGH – Teenager missing

Police Search and Rescue are continuing in an ongoing search for a 17 year old male who went missing at Scottburgh Beach on Saturday, 11 March. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 12 March 2023

Update Wilderness search and incidents at Wilderness, Sedgefield, Bantry Bay and Durban

NSRI Wilderness and George Fire and Rescue Services are assisting the Police Dive Unit continuing in an ongoing search for an 18 year old student male who remains missing at Wilderness. Also, A 70 year old German tourist is recovering ...

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