False alarm with good intentions – Simon’s Town. Boat assisted – Kommetjie. Fisherman patient evacuated – Jeffreys Bay. Yacht assisted – East London:

SIMON’S TOWN: Darren Zimmerman, NSRI Simon’s Town station commander, said: At 12h27, Tuesday, 17th July, NSRI Simon’s Town duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of paddlers suspected to be in difficulty off-shore of Glencairn. A CMR (Cape Medical Response) response vehicle was dispatched to investigate from the shoreline (while NSRI crew responded to the sea


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3 Safe after abandoning yacht

  Geoff McGreggor, NSRI East London station commander, said: At 04h00, Thursday, 29th March, NSRI East London duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from the wife of a sailor reporting her husband and 2 fellow male crew, on the yacht Quick Silver, reported to be sinking off the Kei River Mouth and the 3


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Drowning at Morgan Bay

MORGAN BAY: Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London station commander, said: At 12h50, Sunday, 21st January, NSRI East London were alerted to reports of a drowning in progress at Morgan Bay. Morgan Bay Hotel owner Richard Warren Smith launched his jet-ski and recovered a 39 year old man who was found floating face down in the


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Incidents in Hermanus, East London and Lamberts Bay

NSRI East London. Spirit of Rotary East London II

HERMANUS: On Wednesday, 19th April, NSRI Hermanus duty crew launched the sea rescue craft Jaytee III following reports from surfers of a surf-ski found afloat off-shore of Onrus at Kammabaai. The surf-ski was recovered and later a local man, aged in his 60’s, came forward and confirmed that he was safely ashore after swimming to


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Rescue calls for the weekend

  HEROLDS BAY: At 15h08, Friday, 17th February, NSRI Wilderness duty crew activated to respond to Herolds Bay following reports of a drowning in progress. Prior to arriving on the scene it was confirmed that surfers had assisted the person out of the water and no further assistance was required. LLANDUDNO: On Friday, 17th February,


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Rescue on the high seas

Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London station commander, said: At 01h30, Saturday, 28th January, NSRI East London were placed on alert by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following a VHF radio request for assistance, intercepted by Telkom Maritime Radio Services, from the 30 foot yacht Sticky Fingers. The 2 crew onboard, Craig Rosen, 53, from Durban


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Charter fishing boat assisted – East London

EAST LONDON: Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London station commander, said: During the afternoon of Thursday, 29th December, NSRI East London duty crew launched the sea rescue craft Spirit of Lotto following a request for assistance from skipper Wayne Sparg on the commercial fishing craft Captain Morgan, with 6 crew onboard, 2 women and 4 men, experiencing


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