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RESCUE  | Published: 19 July 2021

Jetskier assisted in Yzerfontein

Junre Marais, NSRI Yzerfontein duty commander, said:At 18h07, Sunday, 18 July, NSRI Yzerfontein duty crew were activated following reports of a jetskier knocked off his jetski by a wave and appearing unable to get back onto his jetski off-shore of ...

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RESCUE  | Published: 19 July 2021

Female who slipped off rocks at Bakoven rescued by Good Samaritans:

David Rosenberg, NSRI Bakoven deputy station commander, said:At 14h19, Sunday, 18 July, NSRI Bakoven duty crew and the City of Cape Town (CoCT) water rescue network were activated following eye-witness reports of a drowning in progress at Bakoven.Off-duty Clifton Lifesaving ...

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RESCUE  | Published: 11 July 2021

Durban – Airborne patient evacuation at sea

At 11h32, Sunday, 11 July, 2 NSRI Durban rescue swimmers, 2 Netcare 911 rescue paramedics and a SA Air Force (SAAF) ,15 Squadron, flight crew, departed Durban Air Force Base aboard a SAAF Oryx helicopter to rendezvous with an oil ...

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RESCUE  | Published: 11 July 2021

Langebaan – 3 swimmers rescued

At 18h31, Saturday, 10 July, NSRI Mykonos duty crew were activated following reports of 3 people being swept out into the lagoon from Calypso Beach, Langebaan.NSRI crew responded to our sea rescue base to prepare to launch sea rescue craft ...

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RESCUE  | Published: 10 July 2021

NSRI assist Police in a body recovery operation 

Travis Clack, NSRI Witbank station commander, said:At 16h15, Friday, 9 July, NSRI Witbank duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from Police K9 Search and Rescue who were searching a water holding area near to Clewer, West of ...

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RESCUE  | Published: 8 July 2021

Hermanus – Thursday, 8 July. 2 fishermen assisted after their boat engine fails / NSRI Safety Alert:

Andre Barnard, NSRI Hermanus station commander, said:At 00h58, Thursday, 8 July, NSRI Hermanus duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from 2 Hawston fishermen, on a 4.5 meter RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat), reporting engine failure off-shore of ...

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RESCUE  | Published: 25 June 2021

Woman deceased in fall at Storms River Mouth

Lodewyk van Rensburg, NSRI Oyster Bay station commander, said:At 16h40, Wednesday, 23 June, NSRI Oyster Bay and NSRI Oyster Bay satellite station (Storms River) duty crew were activated following reports of a female fallen on rocks at Storms River Mouth.NSRI ...

RESCUE  | Published: 20 June 2021

1 man deceased after boat capsizes in Soetwater

Johnathan Bakker, NSRI Kommetjie station commander, said:At 12h32, Saturday, 19 June, NSRI Kommetjie duty crew were activated following reports of a RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat) capsized at Soetwater with reportedly 5 local fishermen onboard.NSRI Hout Bay were placed on ...

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RESCUE  | Published: 20 June 2021

Surfer deceased at Richards Bay and an NSRI National Safety Alert:

Correction:It has been confirmed that a local surfer who sadly passed away at Alkantstrand on Saturday, 19th June, had collapsed in the car park after he had been surfing.RICHARDS BAY:Jacques Kruger, NSRI Richards Bay deputy station commander, said:At 08h58, Saturday ...

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RESCUE  | Published: 13 June 2021

Lifeguards rescue 2 men from a sinking fishing ski

Jonathan Kellerman, NSRI Durban station commander, said:At 16h22, Sunday, 13 June, NSRI Durban duty crew were activated following reports from Umhlanga Lifesaving lifeguards who had launched an aquatic safety powercraft to assist 2 men on a sinking fishing ski 30 ...

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