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RESCUES  | Published: 2 September 2021

NSRI Safety Alert. Incidents at Wilderness, Simon's Town, Yzerfontein and KZN North Coast

With Spring approaching NSRI are appealing to the public to be cautious in and around water. Weather conditions are improving as we head towards warmer weather but Winter sea conditions, with rough seas, strong winds and often stormy conditions prevail. ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 1 September 2021

Good Samaritans battle the elements in race against time to save 2 fishermen - caught on camera

In a show of strength and bravery, and what was a race against time - two lives that may have otherwise been lost to the sea were saved by three brave men. ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 25 August 2021

Monday, 23 August. Fishing vessel assisted

At 17h35, Monday, 23 August, NSRI Simon's Town duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from a local fishing vessel ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 24 August 2021

NSRI safety alert after 2 males injured at the BOS 400 wreck - Sandy Bay and Non-fatal drowning - Hartenbos:

NSRI are appealing to the public not to climb aboard and not to jump off the BOS 400 crane barge wreck at Maori Bay, just South of Sandy Bay. ...

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DROWNING  | Published: 18 August 2021

Drowning at Cape Town Harbour

At 22h00, Tuesday, 17 August, NSRI Table Bay duty crew and the City of Cape Town (CoCT) water rescue network were activated following reports of a drowning in progress in the Port of Table Bay, E Berth, at the Cruise ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 7 August 2021

Yacht assisted - Cape Point. Injured lady assisted - Kleinmond. RHIB assisted - Onrus.

NSRI Hout Bay, Kleinmond and Hermanus volunteer duty crew respond to incidents. ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 29 July 2021


NSRI are appealing to surfskiers, fishermen on sea-kayaks and anyone launching any kind of craft to go to sea to download and use the free NSRI RSA SafeTrx smart phone application. ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 15 July 2021

Ballito – Thursday, 15 July, 3 incidents

Sean Devine, NSRI Ballito duty coxswain, said: On Sunday, 11 July, at approximately 10h24, while conducting routine training exercises off-shore of Tinley Manor, our duty crew were diverted to assist a jetski, approximately 1 nautical mile off-shore of Sheffield Beach ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 7 March 2021

National Incidents – Sunday, 7 March

SIMON'S TOWNDarren Zimmerman, NSRI Simon's Town station commander, said:At 16h15, Saturday, 6 March, NSRI Simon's Town duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports from False Bay Yacht Club (FBYC) race control of a sailing ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 7 February 2021

The combined efforts of 4 local female teenagers contributed to saving the life of a girl who was swept away by rip currents:

JEFFREYS BAY:At 16h10, Saturday, 6 February, NSRI Jeffreys Bay duty crew were alerted following reports of a drowning in progress at Checkers Beach, Jeffreys Bay.NSRI Jeffreys Bay rescue swimmers, EC Government Health EMS, Private Care ambulance services and Gardmed ambulance ...

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