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RESCUES  | Published: 5 September 2022

Body located and recovered - Knysna

At 16h38, Sunday, 4 September, NSRI Knysna duty crew, the SA Police Services and a Police Dive Unit were activated following eye-witness reports of a body submerged in the water near to the shoreline at Fountain Point near to East ...

Breede river
RESCUES  | Published: 5 September 2022

Fatal drowning - Breede River, Overberg

At 19h00, Saturday, 3 September, WC Government Health EMS, Overberg Fire and Rescue Services and the SA Police Services responded to the Breede River, on the N2 National Road, near to Swellendam, where a young local man had gone missing ...

Nsri strandfontein rescue
RESCUES  | Published: 5 September 2022

Stand-up paddler rescued after being blown out to sea in strong winds

At 12h39, Sunday, 4 September, NSRI Simonstown were alerted by NSRI coastwatchers, at Muizenberg, of a male on a SUP (stand up paddle board) appearing to be drifting out to sea in strong winds at Muizenberg Beach. ...

Three Rescued Thumb
RESCUES  | Published: 30 August 2022

Quick rescue from capsized kayak

Three youths were recently rescued by the NSRI Wilderness duty crew amidst strong winds on Island Lake. ...

South coast solo sailor
RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 21 August 2022

Solo sailor located deceased

UPDATE: The missing solo sailor has been located deceased on his yacht adrift at sea: ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 20 August 2022

Teenager drowns during a school outing

At 15h21, Thursday, 18 August NSRI St Lucia duty crew and iSimangaliso Wetland Park rangers responded to Jabula Beach, St Lucia, following reports of a drowning in progress. ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 14 August 2022

Unidentified man rescued with the contribution of an NSRI pink rescue buoy

NSRI Port Alfred duty crew were activated following reports a patron at Guido's restaurant, West Beach, Port Alfred, of a man swept off of the West Pier, by a wave, into the Kowie River near to the Kowie River Mouth. ...

ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 28 July 2022

NSRI Bakoven & NSRI Hout Bay Assist in Dolphin Rescue

At 08h08, Thursday, 28 July, NSRI EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) were alerted by an eye-witness of 2 dolphins beached at Sandy Bay, near to Llandudno, and both dolphins were alive and appeared to be in distress. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 16 July 2022

Hartbeespoort Dam – Search for a missing man:

A Police Dive Unit are continuing in an ongoing search for a 44 year old male who went missing in Hartbeespoort Dam on Thursday night. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 3 July 2022

Hermanus – Fatal drowning

NSRI Hermanus duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of 2 person's, appearing to be lifeless, floating in the water near to the Old Harbour, Hermanus. ...

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