Whale disentangled – Kleinmond:

HERMANUS: Deon Langenhoven, NSRI Hermanus station commander, said: At 12h30, Sunday, 20th August, NSRI Hermanus duty crew were activated following numerous calls from eye-witnesses reporting a whale appearing to be entangled in flotation buoys and rope between Palmiet and Kleinmond. The sea rescue craft South Star, crewed by our NSRI Hermanus crew myself Deon Langenhoven and


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Search for missing 7 year old girl continues

From first light today, Saturday, 01 July, the NSRI Hermanus Sea Rescue craft South Star and Jaytee III, NSRI Hermanus shore crew, the SA Police Services, a Police Dive Unit, Overberg Fire and Rescue Services, Cape Nature Conservation officers and the Betty’s Bay Neighbourhood Watch members continued in an ongoing search operation for the 7 year old


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7 year old girl missing after being swept off rocks

Hermanus Station 17 File Image

Deon Langenhoven, NSRI Hermanus station commander, said: At 16h35, Friday, 30th June, NSRI Hermanus duty crew were activated following reports of a 7 year old girl missing after being swept off rocks by waves on the coastline at Betty’s Bay. Our NSRI Hermanus rescue vehicle towing our sea rescue craft Jaytee III was dispatched and launched


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Boat assisted after losing outboard motor

Deon Langenhoven, NSRI Hermanus station commander, said:  At 09h41, Monday, 26th June, NSRI Hermanus duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from two fishermen reporting to be safe, at anchor, but missing their outboard motor which had fallen off and disappeared under water off-shore of the Palmiet River Mouth, between Betty’s Bay and


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Fishing boat taking on water: Hermanus

BY NSRI Hermanus - water being pumped out of the fish holding tank of the fishing boat Fred Marie in the Hermanus New Harbour.

Andre Barnard, NSRI Hermanus deputy station commander, said: At 22h00, Sunday, 11 June, NSRI Hermanus duty crew responded to Hermanus New Harbour where the fishing boat Fred Marie was reported to be taking water at her moorings. BS Divers, Commercial Diving School crew had noticed the moored boat hanging heavily to the starboard and on investigation they found the


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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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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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50th Anniversary Celebration and AGM in Hermanus

Founding members, crew, supporters and local rescue services gathered this evening for NSRI Station 17 Hermanus AGM and 50th Anniversary Celebration. The evening began with the annual financial report presented by the chairman of the Fundraising Committee, Michael Clark.  Over the last seven years, they have raised an incredible amount of over R3 million. Deon Langenhoven,


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The blessing of Maritimus

The blessing ceremony of the new 4.2 metre vessel for Station 17 Hermanus took place yesterday evening at Sumaridge Wine Estate. The vessel was sponsored by the owners of the estate, Holly Bellingham and Simon Turner and named after their white wine ‘Maritimus’. Reverend James blessed the vessel after which Holly performed the naming ceremony


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