With entertainment by comedian Nik Rabinowitz, the evening is set to be one of fun and entertainment, while raising funds to enable the NSRI to continue to save lives on South African waters.
Browse and bid on a selection of unique artwork while sampling boutique wines well worth a prime spot in your wine cellar. You may even win one of many luxury spot prizes on offer!
The evening will start at 18h30, with the auction kicking off at 20h10.
NSRI Hout Bay has been part of the community since 1979. During this time, the rescue base has undertaken 902 operations, rescued 1676 people, and assisted 385 vessels. The station is manned by four crews comprising of more than 50 unpaid, passionate and dedicated volunteers.
Your support of the Wine & Art Fiesta will directly contribute to NSRI Hout Bay’s base rebuild, planned for 2024. The rebuild is necessary to house the new generation14.8m deep sea Offshore Rescue Craft (ORC), currently under construction.
Your support will also enable us to continue to promote water safety and carry out active rescue operations assisting the fishing, yachting and water sports communities of Hout Bay and surrounds when they need help at sea.
Join us for an evening of great fun and entertainment while contributing to an incredibly worthy cause.
NSRI Kommetjie duty crew were activated after the neighbor of NSRI Kommetjie station commander Dave Smith called him on the phone reporting what he suspected to be SA Navy personnel washed off an SA Navy vessel off-shore of Slangkop Lighthouse.
At 15h44, Wednesday, 9 August, NSRI Hout Bay and NSRI Bakoven duty crews were activated by NSRI EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) following eye-witness reports of a male teenager caught in rip currents after being swept off rocks on the shoreline below the Llandudno Sandy Bay parking area.
Serving one of the busiest fishing harbours in South Africa, this is one of the country’s biggest and oldest sea rescue stations.
Avondale’s motto Tierra est Vita meaning ‘soil is life’ is at the very core of all that they do. Practising organic and biodynamic farming, Avondale combines technology and innovation with traditional slow methods of winemaking. The result is unique premium ...
Renowned Cape Town artist Richard Scott will she showcasing his work at the Suikerbossie Wine & Art Fiesta on 25 August 2023. The event is being held to raise funds for Station 8 Sea Rescue. The very last available print ...
Donated from Klein Constantia’s private collection and otherwise sold out, a magnum of the 2018 vintage will be up for auction at the Suikerbossie Wine & Art Fiesta on Friday 25 August 2023. Tickets for the event can be purchased ...
A coordinated effort between various Cape Town-based rescue services led to the safe containment and crew rescue of a fishing vessel that caught fire off Cape Point.
The blessing of a new vessel before it goes to sea is time honoured tradition and one that the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) is no stranger to. Recently supporters, donors, crew, and distinguished guests gathered at NSRI Hout Bay to bless the new rescue vessel ‘Spirit of Gabi’.
An NSRI Hout Bay rescue swimmer, on holiday to Hawaii, together with a South African friend, living in Hawaii, and a fellow sailor, assist 2 ladies from a car sinking in a harbour
During Friday afternoon, 14 April, MRCC (MARITIME RESCUE COORDINATION CENTRE), supported by SAMSA (South African Maritime Safety Authority), Telkom Maritime Radio Services, TNPA (Transnet National Ports Authority), NSRI EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) and Police Sea Borderline Control continued to monitor the drift of the unmanned Hout Bay support vessel that had caught fire during the early hours of Friday morning where 26 Hout Bay based fishermen abandoned the ship that was well ablaze and who were successfully rescued by the crew of the fishing vessel Umfondini approximately 8 nautical miles South of Cape Point.
At 00:40 NSRI Simon’s Town were activated by the NSRI Emergency Operating Centre (EOC) following reports of a 35m Hout Bay based support vessel ablaze South of Cape Point.
On Thursday 13 April, NSRI Hout Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a 30-year-old local female injured after she reportedly fell out of a rigid hull inflatable charter boat.
NSRI volunteers are gearing up for a gruelling, ice-cold swim from Robben Island to Big Bay next month, all to raise funds for water safety education.
At 23h01, Saturday, 21 January, NSRI Bakoven duty crew were activated following reports from the SA Police Services of a female suspected to be missing at Camps Bay Beach.