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TRAINING  | Published: 27 March 2024

Rescue ready: NSRI launches first-ever Search and Rescue training course

We caught up with National Training Facilitator Graeme Harding to find out more. ...

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TRAINING  | Published: 5 December 2022

“The most dangerous type of rescue”

Highly skilled NSRI volunteers perform the majority of medical evacuations at sea in South Africa. Medevac veteran Ian Gray tells us why this work is so risky. ...

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TRAINING  | Published: 29 September 2022

No egos, no competition

Deputy station commander Carmen Long shares insights from this year’s International Maritime Rescue Federation’s #WomenInSAR Training and Seminar in Finland. ...

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TRAINING  | Published: 30 August 2022

Forewarned is forearmed

NSRI training manager Graeme Harding and his team recently conducted two swiftwater rescue instruction sessions. He shares more about this vital service. ...

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TRAINING  | Published: 24 February 2022

NSRI training: Creating strong foundations

The NSRI firmly believes that the old adage “knowledge is power” is one to live by. ...

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TRAINING  | Published: 24 February 2022

Training – far and away

Every two years, NSRI Training Manager Graeme Harding travels to St Helena in the mid-Atlantic to conduct training with the St Helena Sea Rescue Service. It’s a time he relishes, not only in terms of doing what he loves, but ...

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TRAINING  | Published: 23 July 2021

Whale disentanglement training

One of the key pillars of the NSRI is care of the environment, and this includes our ocean’s animal and bird life. Our crews are actively involved in whale disentanglements, but these intricate – and often high-risk – operations require ...

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NEWS  | Published: 15 October 2020

DHL Stormers Forwards take the plunge with NSRI

National Sea Rescue InstituteMedia Release – immediate9th October 2020DHL Stormers Forwards take the plunge with NSRIThe DHL Stormers forwards spent some time with the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) during their bye week, to learn about the important rescue work ...

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TRAINING  | Published: 16 November 2019

Station Commander Training 2019

Over the past month, over 3 weekends, our Training Department has hosted and trained all of our newly elected Station Commanders. They have gone through an intense 3 day induction workshop, spending time with each department; Operations, Drowning Prevention, IT ...

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