Assistance to emergency services – Swellendam. Yacht anchored close to shore investigated – Pumula:

SWELLENDAM: Reinard Geldenhuys, NSRI Agulhas station commander, said: At 20h30, Saturday, 27th January, Overberg Fire and Rescue Services requested the assistance of NSRI Agulhas at a swift water incident on the Buffeljachs River near to Swellendam. A motor vehicle with two occupants had been washed off a bridge. An NSRI rescue swimmer team were immediately dispatched and while en-route it was reported that


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Friday 22nd December Rescues

AGULHAS: Reinard Geldenhuys, NSRI Agulhas station commander, said: At 17h05, Friday, 22nd December, NSRI Agulhas duty crew were activated following reports of a kite-boarder appearing to be in difficulty off-shore of Agulhas. The sea rescue craft Spirit of Agulhas was launched and our sea rescue vehicle responded. On arrival on the scene a male kite-boarder was


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Struisbaai, Hermanus, Plettenberg Bay Rescues

STRUISBAAI Reinard Geldenhuys, NSRI Agulhas station commander, said: At 14h00 on Sunday the 5th of November, NSRI Agulhas duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from the chucci fishing vessel Marco reporting motor mechanical failure 3 nautical miles from Struisbaai. The sea rescue craft Spirit of Agulhas was launched and on arrival on


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Fishermen rescued and teenager assisted

Reinard Geldenhuys, NSRI Agulhas Station commander, said: At 15h35, Sunday, 07th May, NSRI Agulhas duty crew were activated following a report from Agulhas National Park rangers of 5 adult male fishermen cut off from mainland by high tide while angling from rocks on the Agulhas National Parks coastline. We dispatched our sea rescue vehicle and


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Struisbaai and Durban called out:

NSRI Durban - Eikos Rescuer II approaching the casualty yacht Elin.

STRUISBAAI: Reinard Geldenhuys, NSRI Agulhas station commander, said: A crewman onboard the deep sea fishing vessel Rigel 4 reportedly lost everything in the Hout Bay Imizamo Yethu fire after his home was razed by the recent fire leaving his family destitute. Anxious to get him to his family the fishing company Ruwekus Fishing approached NSRI Agulhas, being the


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Incidents at Jeffreys Bay, Port Edward and Struisbaai

Source: Tripadvisor, view from Kitchen's Window Restaurant

JEFFREYS BAY: Reighard Janse van Rensburg, NSRI Jeffreys Bay station commander, said: At 13h28, Sunday, 12th February, NSRI Jeffreys Bay duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of two paddlers on a double sea kayak appearing to be in difficulty off-shore of Kitchens Window Restaurant, Jeffreys Bay. We launched our sea rescue craft Project Group


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Boat assisted – Struis Baai. Paddler assisted – Wilderness. Fisherman dies – St Francis Bay:

STRUIS BAAI: Reinard Geldenhuys, NSRI Agulhas station commander, said: At 11h20, Sunday, 27th November, NSRI Agulhas duty crew launched the sea rescue craft Spirit of Agulhas and I&J Rescuer IV following a request for assistance from a small craft suffering mechanical motor failure and being swept into the surf-line approximately 3 nautical miles from Struis


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