Film Industry Fund Rescuer One blessing

Rudi and Marna Riek

On the 28th October 2017 our rescue volunteers received and blessed their new Yamaha WaveRunner “Film Industry Fund Rescuer One” which will be based at Monwabisi and manned by NSRI Strandfontein. We were joined by the film industry, Alderman JP Smith, the City, lifeguards and the community. We are ready for the season and we


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Boat assisted off Millers Point

By NSRI Simonstown. The boat Penny Lover being brought to Millers Point slip-way rafter alongside the sea rescue craft Spirit of Surf-ski II.

Darren Zimmerman, NSRI Simon’s Town station commander, said: At 16h59, Monday, 23rd October, NSRI Simon,s Town duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from family members reporting that the 25 foot boat Penny Lover was overdue and family were unable to reach them but family were aware that the boat may have been experiencing steering


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Wolfgat Nature Reserve – Body recovery

Vaughn Seconds, NSRI Strandfontein station commander, said: At 16h44 on Sunday the 15th of October, NSRI Strandfontein duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following a request for assistance from the SA Police Services reporting to be at Wolfgat Nature Reserve where the body of a female had been found below the


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Incidents in Sodwana Bay, Granger Bay and Monwabisi:

SODWANA: At 16h45, Saturday, 18th March, NSRI Richards Bay duty crew were alerted by Isimangaliso Wetland Park ranger Sam van Zyl of 4 men on the boat Riempies capsized off-shore of Mabibi, at 9 Miles. Isimangaliso Wetland Park rangers responded and a private dive charter company, Adventure Divers,on their boat Mnandi, responded. Mnandi’s skipper Christo van


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Man missing in the surf at Monwabisi

Vaughn Seconds, NSRI Strandfontein station commander, said: At 13h07, Tuesday, 14th February, NSRI were activated following eye-witness reports of a drowning in progress at Monwabisi Beach, False Bay. Off-duty lifeguards, NSRI Strandfontein rescue swimmers, Law Enforcement marine unit, the SA Police Services, Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services dive unit, the Police dive unit, Metro Police,


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Boat capsizes – Macassar

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Vaughn Seconds, NSRI Strandfontein station commander, said: At 10h44, Sunday, 05 February, NSRI were alerted following reports from a bystander, Mr. Ismail Moolla, from Athlone, and his friend Zain Mohammed, from Kenilworth, saying that they were fishing on Macassar Beach when a man had swum to shore through the surf-line exhausted and hypothermic and saying that


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