National Incidents – East London, Plettenberg Bay, St Francis Bay, Simon’s Town, Hout Bay, Table Bay, Gordon’s Bay, Port Elizabeth:

EAST LONDON: Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London station commander, said: On Wednesday morning, 30th November, NSRI East London duty crew dispatched the sea rescue craft Spirit of Lotto to patient evacuate a crewman of the fishing vessel Ebayi, suffering breathing difficulties, weakness and a suspected throat infection, off-shore of East London. On arrival on the


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Everyone is welcome

Station 7 East London hosted an Open Day today.  The community was invited to come down, meet our crew, learn about Water Safety, tour the rescue base and have a ride on our rescue boat.  What a great success.  Thank you to everyone (around 2 000 of you) who joined in the fun.  We really


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A 12 year old learner drowned at Glen Eden, East London

NSRI East London. Spirit of Rotary East London II

At 12h15 on Monday the 31st of October, NSRI East London duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports of a drowning in progress at Glen Eden, North of East London. The Sea Rescue craft Spirit of Rotary II was launched and an NSRI rescue vehicle, EC Government Health EMS, an


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Weekend Incidents – Struisbaai. Port Elizabeth. Plettenberg Bay. East London. Simonstown

30 agulhas

STRUISBAAI: Reinard Geldenhuys, NSRI Agulhas station commander, said: At 12h45, Friday, 14th October, NSRI Agulhas duty crew launched the sea rescue craft Spirit of Agulhas, accompanied by two WC Government Health EMS rescue paramedics, to rendezvous with the 30 meter fishing vessel Leeukop, 15 nautical miles East of Struisbaai, to patient evacuate a crewman aged 46


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Busy Friday and Saturday of Easter weekend:

WITSAND: At 16h45, Friday, 25th March, NSRI Witsand duty crew were activated following reports of a boat appearing to have suffered motor mechanical failure at the Bar of the Breede River Mouth, Witsand. A concerned eye-witness feared for the safety of the man on a boat who had put to anchor in the breakers while appearing to


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National Incidents

Picture Andrew Ingram / Sea Rescue

EAST LONDON: Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London station commander, said: At 09h31 on Saturday the 30th of January, NSRI East London were alerted by fishermen at Hole in the Wall, Transkei, reporting a 40 year old Durban fisherman, taking part in a fishing competition, swept out to sea by rip currents after being engulfed by waves while landing


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