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Our organisation exists for the interests of all water users in South Africa. There is a place for everyone to be part of our family whether it’s by simply following our stories, volunteering or funding a project. Whichever way you choose to engage, we will value it dearly and honour your support with discipline, and integrity.
We value your trust in what we do.

You can choose the way you would like to support us below; there is something for everyone.


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FUNDRAISING  | Published: 27 March 2024

Ripple effect: Oceans8 Charity Swim

If you are a keen swimmer and would like to raise funds for the NSRI, this is your chance.

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EVENTS  | Published: 18 December 2023

JetRib Spirit of Kenton named and blessed at Kenton-on-Sea

At 11 am on Saturday, 16 December, at the Round Table Clubhouse on Middle Beach at Kenton-on-Sea, the new NSRI JetRib Spirit of Kenton was named and blessed.

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FUNDRAISING  | Published: 18 December 2023

Port Alfred Golf Day puts the 'fun' in fundraising

Supporters of Station 11 had a tee-riffic time for a good cause on 24 November at the 6th annual NSRI Port Alfred Golf Day.

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FUNDRAISING  | Published: 30 July 2023

18th IVS Golf Day: Putt for a Cause

Join the Richards Bay crew for the Island View Shipping Annual Golf Day, which has been raising funds for the NSRI since 2006.

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FUNDRAISING  | Published: 19 July 2023


Enhancing people’s water safety skills to help reduce the risk of drowning is very crucial. Drowning prevention is very important because drowning can happen in any body of water. In South Africa inland locations significantly contribute to the country’s drownings statistics.

FUNDRAISING  | Published: 4 April 2023

12m Lochin vessel for sale, Richards Bay

NSRI's 12m Lochin rescue vessel will become available for sale in Q3/Q4 2023. The vessel's home port is Richards Bay where she has been housed out the water on a launching cradle inside the rescue base boathouse. Her year of launching was 1986 in Durban, and she was manufactured in the UK by Lochin Marine.