Boat capsizes in the Tugela River Mouth:

Quentin Power, NSRI Ballito station commander, said: At approximately 07h30, Saturday, 27 Match, while conducting routine training exercises off-shore of Ballito,  NSRI Ballito duty crew were activated following reports of a vessel that capsized, with 4 local fishermen onboard, while exiting the Tugela River Mouth to go fishing. The Tugela River is still in flood due


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NSRI: Man deceased at Strand Beach

NATIONAL SEA RESCUE INSTITUTE (NSRI) MEDIA RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, 22 March 2021 STATION 9, Gordons Bay – Man deceased at Strand Beach A 69 year old Somerset West man is deceased following an incident at Strand Beach on Monday, 22 March, in the early evening. The man had gone for a swim near


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Port Elizabeth duty crew respond to 2 incidents

Michael Wilson, NSRI Port Elizabeth duty coxswain, said: At 15h00, Sunday, 14 March, NSRI Port Elizabeth was placed on alert to prepare for a pending patient evacuation operation expected to take place mid evening. A local adult male fisherman, on a local fishing vessel, had been stung by a Stingray while at fishing grounds a


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Sunday, 14 March. Surfskier rescued. Hobie Cat assisted

SIMON’S TOWN: Darren Zimmerman, NSRI Simon’s Town station commander, said: At 18h08, Sunday, 14 March, NSRI Simon’s Town duty crew were activated following reports from the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) and from eye-witnesses of surfskiers appearing to be in difficulty off-shore of Simon’s Town. At the same time an NSRI RSA SafeTrx emergency activation


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