Sunday rescues

KLEINMOND: Schalk Boonzaaier, NSRI Kleinmond station commander, said: At 16h00, Wednesday, 10th October, our NSRI Kleinmond duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from friends of a man reporting him to have fallen on rocks at Palmiet River Mouth on the Kleinmond side. We responded by road and found the man had fallen


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Incidents at Umkomaas, Shelly Beach, Mossel Bay:

UMKOMAAS: Correction: Keryn van der Walt was not the skipper of the dive charter boat at the time – but contributed to the media statement as Spokesperson for Agulhas House… Corrected media statement below…. At 07h13, Friday, 08th December, the Agulhas House charter craft Agulhas 3 capsized while launching from Umkomaas for a scuba diving trip to Aliwal


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A busy Heritage Day for rescuers around the country..

NSRI Simonstown Spirit of Safmarine III. Picture by Kevin Swart.

HARTBEESPOORT DAM: Michael Saunders, NSRI Hartbeespoort Dam station commander, said: At 06h44, Sunday, 24th September, NSRI Hartbeespoort Dam were informed by a member of the public that a ski-boat had been trapped in the Hyacinth approximately 300 meters offshore from the K’Shane Estate. They had reportedly been there since 18h00 on Saturday Night. Contact was made with the


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Mossel Bay crew assist boat and crew off Little Brak

Mossel Bay NSRI boat. Picture Andrew Ingram / Sea Rescue

At 14h02 on Sunday the 9th of July, NSRI Mossel Bay duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from the recreational fishing craft Just 4 Play reporting to have run out of fuel near to the Orca Drilling Platform off Little Brak with 6 crew onboard. The sea rescue craft Rescue 15, on a routine exercise at


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