3 men rescued from capsized boat – Strand. Patient critical following non-fatal drowning accident – Muizenberg:

STRAND: Alan Meiklejohn, NSRI Gordons Bay station commander, said: At 12h54, Sunday, 29 January, NSRI Gordons Bay and NSRI Strandfontein duty crews were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following Telkom Maritime Radio Services intercepting a VHF radio distress call from the 6 meter ski-boat MI Lady reporting to be taking water off-shore of Strand


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Angler dies after fall from rocks – Cape Point. 2 children drown – Muizenberg:

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

CAPE POINT: Darren Zimmerman, NSRI Simon’s Town station commander, said:  At 16h56, Friday, 30th December, NSRI Simon’s Town duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports of an angler fallen down rocks at Rooikrans, Cape Point (South of Buffels Bay). The Sea Rescue craft Spirit of Safmarine III and Spirit of


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Body of man found near capsized boat: Zeekoevlei

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ZEEKOEVLEI: Vaughn Seconds, NSRI Strandfontein station commander, said: At 10h15, Sunday, 11th December, NSRI Strandfontein duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports of a body of an adult male found in Zeekoevlei (near to Grassy Park) in the water near to a capsized small boat on the Eastern side of the


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Hijacked couple assisted – Strandfontein. Boat assisted – Port Edward. False alarm with good intentions – Simon’s Town. 2 men rescued – Kommetjie. Non-fatal drowning – Richards Bay. Hikers rescued and swimmers rescued – George and Wilderness:

Spirit of Surfski II -Photographer Stefan Smuts

STRANDFONTEIN: Vaughn Seconds, NSRI Strandfontein station commander, said: NSRI Strandfontein station hosted a pre-season get together on Friday night, 25th November, at the NSRI Strandfontein base. At approximately 22h30 we were activated by local fishermen reporting a couple appearing to be in trouble on the beach North of Strandfontein Beach. We dispatched our sea rescue


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CPR DAY – 05 NOVEMBER 2016

Child doing CPR - Onele Mathlumba a grade 6 learner from the Roman Catholic JSS school in Port St Johns learns Hands On CPR during a WaterWise lesson on Monday.

On Saturday the 5th of November 2016 Sea Rescue will work with organisations including the Resuscitation Council of Southern Africa, Emergency Medicine Cape Town, Emergency Medical Services and Lifeguards to teach Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) to as many people as possible. The CPR initiative started yesterday, 31 October 2016 with Instructors visiting schools and various


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One man rescued, one man missing – Monwabisi

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MONWABISI, FALSE BAY: Vaughn Seconds, NSRI Strandfontein station commander, said: At 14h51, Thursday, 20th October, NSRI Strandfontein duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports of a drowning in progress at Monwabisi Beach. Law Enforcement Marine officers were responding, the Sea Rescue craft I&J Rescuer II was launched and a sea rescue vehicle


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Mnandi – two men drown in a rip current

At 16:12 on Sunday the 25th of September 2016 NSRI Strandfontein duty crew were activated by Transnet National Ports Authority for two men who were reported to be in difficulty in a rip current at Mnandi beach. The Sea Rescue vessel I&J Rescuer III was launched at Strandfontein and the Sea Rescue vehicle with rescue


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Weekend round-up

  MONWABISI: At 12h15, Saturday, 10th September, NSRI Strandfontein duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports of paddlers in difficulty off-shore of Monwabisi. The Sea Rescue craft Grand West CSI was launched and an NSRI rescue vehicle, the SA Police Services, WC Government Health EMS, Law Enforcement and Law Enforcement


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Multiple red distress flares remain a mystery

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At 20h00, Tuesday, 06th September, NSRI Strandfontein and NSRI Simon’s Town duty crews were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports of multiple red distress flares, believed to have been at least 3 red distress flares, suspected to have been fired off-shore over the Kalk Bay or Muizenberg areas of False Bay. An extensive


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Teenager drowns at Monwabisi

At 17h10, Sunday, 10th July, NSRI Strandfontein duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports of a drowning in progress at Monwabisi Beach. The Sea Rescue craft Discovery Rescue Runner was launched to respond to begin a search and the sea rescue craft I & J Rescuer was towed to


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