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RESCUES  | Published: 31 January 2022

Festive season rescues

As we all flock to the coast for a bit of sea and sun over the festive season, it’s inevitable that the NSRI will become busier. These past few months were no different. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 14 January 2022

Incidents at Simonstown, Mossel Bay and KZN North Coast.

NSRI Simonstown duty crew were activated following a request for urgent assistance from a cruising Catamaran reporting that their mooring had parted and they were adrift through the anchorage at Simonstown harbour. They reported that they had collided with a ...

Station 6 PE 02
RESCUES  | Published: 14 January 2022

SEA RESCUE -GQEBERHA – Teenager missing

NSRI Gqeberha duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Wells Estate Beach ...

Vaal Dam Rescue 4 Jan 2022
RESCUES  | Published: 4 January 2022

Vaal River – Man rescued from flooded river

NSRI Vaal Dam duty crew were activated following reports of a 42 year old Johannesburg man who had gone missing while assisting to rescue birds and their eggs from trees on the flooded Vaal River. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 31 December 2021

Water Safety and National incidents

The New Year is upon us and NSRI and all water emergency networks are appealing to the public to be safe in and around coastal and inland waters and at swimming pools. We are appealing to coastal bathers to only ...

Station 37 Jeffreys Bay 01
RESCUES  | Published: 29 December 2021

St Francis Bay – Search for a fisherman fallen overboard a charter fishing vessel

NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a local fisherman, age 36, fallen overboard a local charter fishing vessel between 2 and 4 nautical miles off-shore of the Krom River Mouth. ...

RESCUES  | Published: 30 November 2021

Ladies take the lead

Swift delegation and teamwork ensured a young family was rescued quickly after their boat capsized near a rocky outcrop near Melkbosstrand. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 12 November 2021

2 teenagers save a man's life at Buffalo Bay, Knysna. Patient evacuation of a ship in Table Bay

NSRI Knysna duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Murphy's, Buffalo Bay, a popular surfing spot. Also the NSRI Table Bay duty crew and WC Government Health EMS were activated following reports of a seaman ...

Vaal Dam Rescue on 6 Nov 2021
RESCUES  | Published: 10 November 2021

Incidents at Vaal Dam and at Richards Bay

NSRI Vaal Dam duty crew were activated following reports from the SAS (South African Sailing) safety craft reporting a Trimaran capsized in strong winds with 3 crew onboard near to Hawaii Island during a sailing regatta. Also, the NSRI Richards ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 2 November 2021

Two incidents at Fish Hoek and Bantry Bay

A sailing yacht was drifting slowly towards the beach and threatening on approaching the shallow surf on Fish Hoek Beach, also an eye witness reported a suspected paraglider ditched off-shore at Bantry Bay. ...

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