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2024 01 20 Fish Hoek Beach Gen
RESCUES  | Published: 21 January 2024

Tragic Loss at Fish Hoek Beach

CoCT (City of Cape Town) water rescue network was alerted to reports from CoCT lifeguards and Fish Hoek Lifesaving lifeguards performing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) efforts on a, believed to be local, 15 year old male teenager, that they had rescued ...

2024 01 18 Rescue 6 Apla
RESCUES  | Published: 19 January 2024

National Incidents

NSRI Gordons Bay duty crew were alerted by an eyewitness reporting an adult man on a SUP (stand-up paddle board) appearing to be drifting out to sea and in difficulty at Rooi Els. ...

2024 01 17 Durban MRCC Image
RESCUES  | Published: 17 January 2024

Global Solo Challenge Yacht, Fuji, Assisted by NSRI Durban

NSRI Durban duty crew launched the NSRI Durban rescue craft Spirit of Surfski 6 to assist a dismasted sailing yacht into Port. ...

2024 01 12 Jet Rib
RESCUES  | Published: 16 January 2024

Multiple National Incidents

Police are investigating a case at the Hermanus old harbour where clothing, a cellphone and other items were discovered on the shore. ...

2024 01 16 St Francis Seal Point
RESCUES  | Published: 16 January 2024

Fatal Incident Seal Point

NSRI St Francis Bay and Kouga lifeguards were alerted to a surfer reportedly requiring medical assistance at Seal Point, Cape St Francis. ...

2025 01 14 Shelly Beach Sunwich Port
RESCUES  | Published: 15 January 2024

NSRI and Police Search for Local Man Missing in Sunwich Port Waters

NSRI Shelly Beach duty crew were activated to assist Police Search and Rescue between Sunwich Port and Melville Beach in a search launched for a missing man. ...

2024 01 12 Gauteng Flash Flood
RESCUES  | Published: 15 January 2024

Flash flooding incidents across Gauteng

NSRI are appealing to motorists and pedestrians not to attempt to proceed through flooded roadways and not to attempt to cross over bridges affected by swollen or flooded river ways. ...

Jet RIB7
RESCUES  | Published: 12 January 2024

Missing Teenager at Mtwalume Beach

Thursday, 11 January, NSRI Shelly Beach duty crew were activated following a request to assist Police Search and Rescue at a search at Mtwalume Beach, KZN South Coast, where a 15 year old local male had gone missing in the ...

St francis aground vessel rescue 1
RESCUES  | Published: 7 January 2024

Crew rescued from aground fishing vessel.

Sarah Smith, NSRI St Francis Bay station commander, said: At 22h36, Saturday, 6 January, NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated following a call to NSRI EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) from MRCC (Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre) reporting a local ...

Stranfontein Beach
RESCUES  | Published: 6 January 2024

Fatal drowning incident in Muizenberg

At 09h38, Saturday, 6 January, the City of Cape Town (CoCT) water rescue network was activated, following reports to NSRI EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) from CoCT (City of Cape Town 107 Control Room, to a drowning in progress at the ...

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