Swimmer assisted back to shore

SEA POINT: At 17h45, Saturday, 27th October, NSRI were alerted following reports that Police were on the scene at Queens Beach where a man was swimming beyond the kelp line and there were concerns for his safety. City of Cape Town Law Enforcement officers responded to assist Police on the scene. Concerned citizens raised the alarm fearing for


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National Incidents for Tuesday 24th July

THREE ANCHOR BAY: Paula Leech, NSRI Table Bay duty controller, said: At 09h31, Tuesday, 24th July, NSRI Bakoven and NSRI Table Bay duty crews were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports of a boat washing ashore onto rocks at Three Anchor Bay and eye-witness reports of people on the casualty boat.


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Trawler takes on water at moorings:

Lyall Pringle, NSRI Hout Bay station commander, said: At 16h17, Tuesday, 27th March, NSRI Hout Bay duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from the owner of the Hout Bay fishing trawler Merlene reporting his vessel to be unmanned but taking water and sinking at her mooring in Hout Bay Harbour near to the Hout


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Boat and a yacht assisted in 2 separate incidents

Paula Leech, NSRI Table Bay duty controller, said: At 18h19, Tuesday, 20th February, NSRI Table Bay were alerted following eye-witness reports of a man In a rowing boat appearing to be in difficulty about a mile off Granger Bay. Further eye-witness reports suggested that a boat had gone to his assistance. Following additional eye-witness reports


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Busy start to the weekend

Picture Andrew Ingram / Sea Rescue

ST FRANCIS BAY: Sarah Smith, NSRI St Francis Bay station commander, said: At 19h25, Friday, 19th January, NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated following a request for medical assistance from the Chokka fishing vessel Viagro. A 33 year old male crewman, from Plettenberg Bay, suffering dehydration onboard the Chokka fishing boat, was taken off


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Teenager missing – Still Bay. Patient evacuation off Robben Island – Table bay. Yacht assisted – Hout Bay:

NSRI Hout Bay Nadine Gordimer.

STILL BAY: Arrie Combrinck, NSRI Still Bay station commander, said: At 17h00, Friday, 19th January, NSRI Still Bay duty crew were alerted following reports of a teenager suspected to be missing in the Goukou River about 800 meters upstream from the river mouth. We launched the sea rescue craft Spirit of St Francis and our


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