SEA RESCUE – Kwa-Zulu Natal Floods – Wednesday, 24th April. NSRI assist the Emergency Services during flood related incidents:

From 22h00, Monday, 22nd April, NSRI Durban and NSRI Ballito assisted the emergency services flood related incidents in the greater Durban area including the assistance at a house collapse in Malvern where it has been confirmed there were sadly 4 fatalities, an adult male, an adult female and 2 children. All emergency Services were deployed, Police, Police


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Whale Shark removed from Camps Bay beach:  

CoCT (City of Cape Town) authorities were notified on Sunday afternoon that the whale shark had drifted ashore and was in shallow surf on Camps Bay beach. CoCT Solid Waste Management, in an operation coordinated by CoCT Coastal Management, removed from the whale shark from beach for disposal. Samples have been collected for scientific research. See


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Incidents at Kleinmond, Port Elizabeth and Witbank

Sealegs, Witbank Dam

KLEINMOND: Schalk Boonzaaier, NSRI Kleinmond station commander, said: On Thursday morning, at 11h55, 11th April, NSRI Kleinmond duty crew were activated following reports of a person in difficulty in the surf at Kleinmond main beach. Our NSRI rescue swimmers responded to the scene where we found a retired Johannesburg Dominee, now living in Kleinmond, had


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Incidents at Rocky Bay, KZN and Camps Bay and earlier this week in Lambert’s Bay

Picture: Richard Epstein

ROCKY BAY: Kevin Fourie, NSRI Rocky Bay station commander, said: At 12h13, Saturday, 13th April, NSRI Rocky Bay duty crew were activated following reports of people in distress in the surf caught in rip currents at Rocky Bay. We dispatched NSRI rescue swimmers and Ethekwini Municipal Lifesaving lifeguards from Scottsburgh and Med-Evac ambulance services responded.


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Paddle Cruiser taking water: Knysna

Jerome Simonis, NSRI Knysna station commander, said: At 06h30, Friday, 12th April, NSRI Knysna duty crew were activated following a request for assistance at the Featherbed Company Paddle Cruiser taking water at her moorings at the Featherbed Company jetty No lives were in any danger, the Paddle Cruiser was not manned at the time and it


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Incidents – Witbank, Plettenberg Bay, Durban:

WITBANK: Travis Clack, NSRI Witbank station commander, said: At 13h18, Saturday, 06 April, NSRI Witbank duty crew were activated following reports of 2 boats collided on Witbank Dam near to Duvha Bridge. The sea rescue craft Sea Legs was launched and Legacy ambulance services responded. On arrival on the scene we found both Bass Ski-boats on the


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Vacancy: Executive Director – Fundraising and Marketing

Sea Rescue is looking to fulfill the position of: Executive Director: Fundraising and Marketing Background: The National Sea Rescue Institute of South Africa is a Not for Profit Company registered with Social Development as a Non-Profit Organization.  The organization delivers Sea Rescue Services along 3000km of coastline through 41 Stations, 1261 Volunteers and 106 Rescue


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