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RESCUES  | Published: 14 June 2024

Two men sadly deceased, and one man survived a tragic boating accident.

At 14h04, Thursday, 13 June, NSRI Table Bay, NSRI Bakoven and the CoCT (City of Cape Town) water rescue network was activated following eyewitness reports of a boat capsized at the back breakers surf zone, between Saunders Rocks and Queens ...

Rocky Bay Station 39
RESCUES  | Published: 11 June 2024

A commercial fishing vessel, capsized at the backline surf zone at Umgababa Main Beach

At 08h16, Tuesday, 11 June, NSRI Rocky Bay, an NSRI lifeguard, an NSRI Durban crewman, the SA Police Services, Police Search and Rescue, Netcare 911 ambulance, eThekwini Fire and Rescue Services, KwaZulu EMRS (Emergency Medical and Rescue Services), Metro Search ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 5 June 2024

KZN Storms: Emergency response during a heavy storm causing damage

On Monday, 3 June, NSRI Durban assisted the emergency services during the heavy storm that rapidly moved over Durban. ...

Ray Farnham
RESCUES  | Published: 27 May 2024

National Incidents

NSRI Mykonos duty crew launched the NSRI Mykonos rescue craft Spirit of Vodacom to rendezvous with a container motor vessel to medically evacuate a seafarer suffering an injury. ...

RESCUES  | Published: 25 May 2024

Vasco da Gama Ocean Race 2024 yacht crew rescue

4 sailing yacht crew rescued after their sailing yacht started to take on water after reportedly colliding with a container at sea - they were returning to Durban from East London following the completion of the Vasco da Gama Ocean ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 22 May 2024

Fisherman rescued - MOSSEL BAY

Johan Ehlers, NSRI Mossel Bay duty coxswain, said: At 22h17, Tuesday, 21 May, NSRI Mossel Bay duty crew were activated following eyewitness reports of a suspected drowning in progress at Beacon Wharf, Mossel Bay - near to Mossel Bay harbour. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 22 May 2024

4 men rescued after boat capsizes - Noordhoek, Gqeberha.

Justin Erasmus, NSRI Gqeberha station commander, said: On Saturday morning, 18 May, at around 11h07, NSRI Gqeberha duty crew, while monitoring fishing craft launching for a local fishing competition, we activated 2 of our rescue craft to assist following a ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 21 May 2024

1 fisherman missing, 1 fisherman deceased and there are 2 fishermen survivors.

Nic Stevens, NSRI Mykonos station commander, said: At 16h04, Monday, 20 May, NSRI Mykonos and NSRI St Helena Bay duty crews were activated following reports from Shelly Point Security of a boat capsized 1 nautical mile off-shore of Shelly Point, West Coast. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 20 May 2024

UPDATE: A body and 2 dogs recovered, sadly deceased.

The body of a man, believed to be that of Pierre Lotter, 23, from Kathu, Northern Cape, was located and recovered on Sunday, 19 May, near to Melkbosstrand. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 20 May 2024

1 person remains missing, and the bodies of a man and a woman have been recovered, sadly deceased.

Mike Whittal, NSRI Gqeberha duty controller, said: At 18h19, Sunday, 19 May, NSRI Gqeberha duty crew, CWR (Coastal Water Rescue), EC Government Health EMS and the SA Police Services were activated following reports of 3 persons missing in the surf ...

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