Assistance rendered during yacht regatta – Witbank Dam

Sealegs, Witbank Dam

NATIONAL SEA RESCUE INSTITUTE (NSRI) MEDIA RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, 8 May 2021 Assistance rendered during yacht regatta SEA RESCUE – NSRI – STATION 35, Witbank – Travis Clack, NSRI Witbank Dam station commander, said: At approximately 13h00, Saturday 8 May, while on stand-by at the Hunters Provincial Championships on Witbank Dam a storm


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Injured fisherman evacuated to hospital – Mapelane Beach

NATIONAL SEA RESCUE INSTITUTE (NSRI) MEDIA RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday 7th May 2021  Mapelane Beach  – Injured fisherman evacuated to hospital Jan Hoffman, NSRI St Lucia station commander, said: At 14h31, Friday, 7 May, NSRI St Lucia duty crew were activated following reports to NSRI duty controllers from Mapelane Ski-boat Club of a fisherman


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Western Cape Premier and Overberg Executive Mayor tour NSRI’s new world class Search and Rescue vessel – destined for Hermanus 

NSRI Executive Director of Capital Projects, Mark Hughes NSRI Training Manager, Graeme Harding Overberg Municipality Executive Mayor, Andries Francken Western Cape Premier, Alan Winde Two Oceans CEO, Mark Delany NSRI CEO, Dr. Cleeve Robertson

National Sea Rescue Institute Media Release – immediate 3rd May 2021 Western Cape Premier, Alan Winde and Overberg Executive Mayor, Andries Francken tour NSRI’s new world class Search and Rescue vessel – destined for Hermanus  Today, Monday 3rd May 2021, Western Cape Premier, Alan Winde and Overberg Executive Mayor, Andries Francken visited Two Oceans Marine


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Search for a missing man after 2 boats collide

NSRI Hout Bay Nadine Gordimer.

Geoff Stevens, NSRI Hout Bay station commander, said: A search is continuing 5 nautical off-shore of Hout Bay where a local adult male, the skipper of a local ski-boat, remains missing despite an extensive search by NSRI Hout Bay, NSRI Kommetjie and local fishing boats on Sunday night. NSRI Hout Bay and NSRI Kommetjie were


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Port Alfred – 3 safe after their boat capsizes:

Juan Pretorius, NSRI Port Alfred station commander, said: At 11h54, Sunday, 2 May, NSRI Port Alfred duty crew were activated following reports a boat capsized in the shore break at East Beach. The sea rescue craft Rescue 11 Alpha was launched and our sea rescue vehicle was dispatched. Gardmed ambulance services were activated. On arrival


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Kommetjie – Teenager safe after falling out of his boat:

Johnathan Bakker, NSRI Kommetjie station commander, said: At 14h59, Saturday, 1 May, NSRI Kommetjie duty crew were activated following reports from the local vessel Princess Emma of a small rigid hull inflatable boat under power but unmanned and going around in circles approximately 1.5 nautical miles off-shore of Kommetjie. The skipper of Princess Emma, Russel


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Gqeberha – Vessels and crew assisted

At 09h35, Thursday, 29 April, NSRI Gqeberha duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from a RHIB (rigid hull inflatable boat), with 5 crew onboard, reporting to be adrift and taking on water approximately 1 nautical mile off-shore of Pollock beach. The sea rescue craft JLT Rescuer was launched and while responding to


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