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RESCUES  | Published: 17 April 2024

NSRI assist in 2 horse riding accidents on beaches

The NSRI assisted in 2 horse riding accidents over the last two weekends - one in Yyzerfontein on the West Coast and another at Jefferys Bay. ...

Seapoint callout 15april
RESCUES  | Published: 15 April 2024

A false alarm with good intentions; and then 2 brothers are rescued

A sunny afternoon in Table Bay turned problematic for some water sports enthusiasts on Sunday. ...

Hout Bay
RESCUES  | Published: 2 April 2024

Teenagers in Need of Rescue

Spencer Oldham, NSRI Hout Bay station commander, said: On Saturday, 30 March, during routine training, NSRI station 8 Hout Bay crew, onboard the NSRI rescue craft Albie Matthews, noticed a group of youngsters on the shoreline, in the vicinity of ...

LIFEGUARDS  | Published: 2 April 2024

NSRI Umhlanga and Ethekwini Municipal Lifeguards to the rescue

Etienne van Zyl, NSRI Umhlanga coxswain, said: At around 12h00, Sunday, 31 March, NSRI Umhlanga crew arrived at Umhlanga main beach – where we were preparing to conduct routine surf training with our NSRI Umhlanga rescue craft JetRib, Victor Daitz. ...

2023 03 30 Durban Alec Rennie
RESCUES  | Published: 30 March 2024

National Incidents

NSRI Durban duty crew, accompanied by Netcare 911 rescue technicians, launched the NSRI Durban rescue craft Alec Rennie to rendezvous with a motor vessel to patient evacuate a 56 year old Russian seaman suffering a medical condition. ...

2024 03 27 Richards Bay Ocean Guardian
RESCUES  | Published: 30 March 2024

NSRI Richards Bay Executes Night Time Medical Evacuation

NSRI Richards Bay duty crew were activated by TNPA (Transnet National Ports Authority) Port of Richards Bay Port Control to prepare for the medical evacuation of a 33 year old Egyptian crewman, suffering a medical complaint, from a motor vessel ...

2024 03 27 Plett Robberg
RESCUES  | Published: 30 March 2024

Survival Essentials: NSRI and Cape Nature Issue Vital Safety Advice for Robberg Nature Reserve Hikers

NSRI, the emergency services and Cape Nature are urgently appealing to day walkers and hikers, who may be planning to hike the Plettenberg Bay Robberg Nature Reserve hiking trail, to be fully prepared for a gruelling hike that too often ...

Simons Town
RESCUES  | Published: 26 March 2024


NSRI COMMUNICATIONS in cooperation with MRCC (Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre) and SAMSA (South African Maritime Safety Authority): ...

Hout Bay
RESCUES  | Published: 25 March 2024

Extensive search ongoing for 6 local fishermen who are reportedly missing at sea

An extensive search operation is ongoing for 6 adult male fishermen, believed to be from Hout Bay and from Hawston, who remain overdue and missing at sea onboard a grey Ballistic 7.8 meter RHIB (rigid hull inflatable boat) name “Berta Fishing Experience”. ...

Scuba divers
RESCUES  | Published: 25 March 2024

4 scuba divers rescued following an extensive search.

Gary Wolmerans, NSRI Shelly Beach station commander, said: At 10h38, Sunday, 24 March, NSRI Shelly Beach duty crew were activated following reports of 4 scuba divers missing in the vicinity of Protea Banks, Southern Pinnacle, just over 4 nautical miles ...

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