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The Times & The Sunday Times
In his element in the ocean and saving livesThe 23-year-old Western Cape lifeguard was 17 when he joined the National Sea R
In his element in the ocean and saving lives
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
The 23-year-old Western Cape lifeguard was 17 when he joined the National Sea Rescue Institute after watching its members train on the beach countless times. "I thought it would be an exciting experience for me to learn new skills and a great way to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nsri Team Given Award for Rescuing Kite FlyerA National Sea Rescue Institute team was given a silver gallantry award by the
Nsri Team Given Award for Rescuing Kite Flyer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
A National Sea Rescue Institute team was given a silver gallantry award by the institute on Monday for saving a man who nearly drowned while trying to recover his kite in Camps Bay in January. "I am immensely proud of my crew. I am overwhelmed, and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Were Glad to Save Lives - SA Navy CaptainSA Navy captain Musawenkosi Nkomonde told News24 on Monday that he and his crew
We Were Glad to Save Lives - SA Navy Captain
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
SA Navy captain Musawenkosi Nkomonde told News24 on Monday that he and his crew were proud to be able to rescue the crew of a yacht during the Cape to Rio race in January last year. Nkomonde and the crew of the SAS Isandlwana were awarded the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Waves Were Like Buildings - NSRI RescuerSaving a hypothermic paddler from the ocean off Port Elizabeth was the closest
The Waves Were Like Buildings - NSRI Rescuer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Saving a hypothermic paddler from the ocean off Port Elizabeth was the closest he has come to watching someone die, an NSRI member said on Monday. "Basically I was at the shops and I got a phone call saying someone had fallen off his paddle ski, so... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Teen Rescuer - Drowning Man Was Saying 'Help, Help'A Grade 8 pupil who saved a man from drowning was given an award by the Nationa
Teen Rescuer - Drowning Man Was Saying 'Help, Help'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
A Grade 8 pupil who saved a man from drowning was given an award by the National Sea Rescue Institute on Monday night. Devon Dodd, who got the Waterwise Academy Recognition Award, was surfing at Buffalo Bay, Knysna, on April 27, when he saw a man... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
We were glad to save lives SA Navy captainCape Town - SA Navy captain Musawenkosi Nkomonde told News24 on Monday that he
We were glad to save lives SA Navy captain
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
Cape Town - SA Navy captain Musawenkosi Nkomonde told News24 on Monday that he and his crew were proud to be able to rescue the crew of a yacht during the Cape to Rio race in January last year. Nkomonde and the crew of the SAS Isandlwana were... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
The waves were like buildings NSRI rescuerDaniel Heimann (Andrew Ingram, NSRI) Cape Town - Saving a hypothermic paddler
The waves were like buildings NSRI rescuer
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
Daniel Heimann (Andrew Ingram, NSRI) Cape Town - Saving a hypothermic paddler from the ocean off Port Elizabeth was the closest he has come to watching someone die, an NSRI member said on Monday. "Basically I was at the shops and I got a phone call... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
NSRI team given award for rescuing kite flyerCape Town - A National Sea Rescue Institute team was given a silver gallantry a
NSRI team given award for rescuing kite flyer
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
Cape Town - A National Sea Rescue Institute team was given a silver gallantry award by the institute on Monday for saving a man who nearly drowned while trying to recover his kite in Camps Bay in January. "I am immensely proud of my crew. I am... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Teen rescuer: Drowning man was saying 'help, help'(Picture: Milly Adams, Supplied) Cape Town - A Grade 8 pupil who saved a man f
Teen rescuer: Drowning man was saying 'help, help'
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
(Picture: Milly Adams, Supplied) Cape Town - A Grade 8 pupil who saved a man from drowning was given an award by the National Sea Rescue Institute on Monday night. Devon Dodd, who got the Waterwise Academy Recognition Award, was surfing at Buffalo... Read more
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iol.co.za
NSRI rescues injured Dubai touristCAPE ARGUSThe NSRI said in a statement on Monday that the tourist from Dubai ha
NSRI rescues injured Dubai tourist
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
CAPE ARGUSThe NSRI said in a statement on Monday that the tourist from Dubai had been on board Ocean Blue Adventures whale watching boat, Damara when the boat got into difficulty whilst negotiating a wave. File Photo: Henk Kruger Cape Town – The... Read more
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The New Age
NSRI Plettenberg crew rescues Dubai tourist injured at seaThe National Sea Rescue Institute Plettenberg Bay crew had a busy weekend, unde
NSRI Plettenberg crew rescues Dubai tourist injured at sea
The New Age / Posted 13 days ago
The National Sea Rescue Institute Plettenberg Bay crew had a busy weekend, undertaking rescue operations just off Robberg Point after a tourist from Dubai was injured on board. A whale watching vessel, while NSRI crew also took part in exercises to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shipwreck Crew Plucked From Life RaftA crew of four was rescued after their boat ran into trouble near Cape Point, t
Shipwreck Crew Plucked From Life Raft
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
A crew of four was rescued after their boat ran into trouble near Cape Point, the National Sea Rescue Institute said on Monday. The vessel sank shortly after the men escaped onto a life raft in which they were tossed around in rough seas and a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Body of Second Drowned Hout Bay Fisherman FoundMore than a week after he drowned, the body of Hangberg fisherman Faizel Lee wa
Body of Second Drowned Hout Bay Fisherman Found
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
More than a week after he drowned, the body of Hangberg fisherman Faizel Lee was recovered on Saturday morning. Lee had been catching crayfish close to the Hout Bay fishing settlement. His father, Igsak, made the discovery opposite Duiker Island,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Shipwreck crew plucked from life raftAn NSRI rescue boat. (File, NSRI) Cape Town - A crew of four was rescued after
Shipwreck crew plucked from life raft
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
An NSRI rescue boat. (File, NSRI) Cape Town - A crew of four was rescued after their boat ran into trouble near Cape Point, the National Sea Rescue Institute said on Monday. The vessel sank shortly after the men escaped onto a life raft in which... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Why Hout Bay fishermen die trying to make a livingKimon de Greef, GroundUp On Friday August 7, four men sat around a table in Ha
Why Hout Bay fishermen die trying to make a living
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
Kimon de Greef, GroundUp On Friday August 7, four men sat around a table in Hangberg, Hout Bay, watching the harbour and waiting for the body to arrive. Two of the men were drinking beer out of small glasses and smoking cigarettes, flicking the ash... Read more
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iol.co.za
Dramatic maiden voyage for Salty CowINDEPENDENT MEDIAFrom left is Michelle Pirzenthal, Emil Pirzenthal, Joshua Pirz
Dramatic maiden voyage for Salty Cow
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAFrom left is Michelle Pirzenthal, Emil Pirzenthal, Joshua Pirzenthal and Juley Anne Jacods, who survived rough seas and strong winds off the south coast. Photo: Sibonelo Ngcobo Durban - An eMkhomazi (Umkomaas) family have told of... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Why Hout Bay fishermen die making a livingOn Friday August 7 four men sat around a table in Hangberg, Hout Bay, watching
Why Hout Bay fishermen die making a living
Daily Maverick / Posted 17 days ago
On Friday August 7 four men sat around a table in Hangberg, Hout Bay, watching the harbour and waiting for the body to arrive. Two of the men were drinking beer out of small glasses and smoking cigarettes, flicking the ash into an empty abalone... Read more
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iol.co.za
NSRI assists KZN Hobie Cat sailorsCAPE ARGUSThe National Sea Rescue Institute assisted two Hobie Cat sailors afte
NSRI assists KZN Hobie Cat sailors
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
CAPE ARGUSThe National Sea Rescue Institute assisted two Hobie Cat sailors after one catamaran was dismasted and the other capsized. File Photo: Henk Kruger Durban – The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) on Friday assisted two Hobie Cat sailors... Read more
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The New Age
NSRI assists two Hobie Cat sailors off DurbanThe National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) on Friday assisted two Hobie Cat sailo
NSRI assists two Hobie Cat sailors off Durban
The New Age / Posted 22 days ago
The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) on Friday assisted two Hobie Cat sailors after one of the catamarans was dismasted and the other capsized. NSRI Durban Station Five duty controller Hymie Miya said: “At 16h39, Friday, 07th August, NSRI Durban... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Fisherman dies in Hout Bay boat tragedyCape Town - A Hout Bay fisherman has died and another is missing after a fishin
Fisherman dies in Hout Bay boat tragedy
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 days ago
Cape Town - A Hout Bay fisherman has died and another is missing after a fishing expedition went tragically awry, the National Sea Rescue Institute [NSRI] said. "It appears that the two local... fishermen, aged 39 and 27... departed on a boat from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Catamaran Rescued Off Hout BayA catamaran with four men on board was towed to Hout Bay on Wednesday after its
Catamaran Rescued Off Hout Bay
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
A catamaran with four men on board was towed to Hout Bay on Wednesday after its batteries failed, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said. The 20m vessel was about about 10km offshore when it lost power and ran low on diesel, NSRI station... Read more
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iol.co.za
Ailing sailor evacuated from cargo shipCAPE ARGUSThe National Sea Rescue Institute was called upon to evacuate a 45-ye
Ailing sailor evacuated from cargo ship
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
CAPE ARGUSThe National Sea Rescue Institute was called upon to evacuate a 45-year-old crew member from a bulk carrier off Port Elizabeth. File Photo: Henk Kruger Cape Town – The National Sea Rescue Institute was called upon to evacuate a 45-year-old... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Catamaran rescued off Hout BayThomas Hartleb, News24 Johannesburg – A catamaran with four men on board was t
Catamaran rescued off Hout Bay
News 24 South Africa / Posted 24 days ago
Thomas Hartleb, News24 Johannesburg – A catamaran with four men on board was towed to Hout Bay on Wednesday after its batteries failed, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said. The 20m vessel was about about 10km offshore when it lost power... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Paddler Rescued Off Cape Town BeachA 60-year-old man, who went out to fish from his paddle-ski off Mnandi Beach al
Paddler Rescued Off Cape Town Beach
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
A 60-year-old man, who went out to fish from his paddle-ski off Mnandi Beach along the False Bay coast on Monday, had to be rescued when increasing wind speeds prevented him from paddling to shore, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said. NSRI... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Paddler rescued off Cape Town beachCape Town - A 60-year-old man, who went out to fish from his paddle-ski off Mna
Paddler rescued off Cape Town beach
News 24 South Africa / Posted 26 days ago
Cape Town - A 60-year-old man, who went out to fish from his paddle-ski off Mnandi Beach along the False Bay coast on Monday, had to be rescued when increasing wind speeds prevented him from paddling to shore, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI)... Read more
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The New Age
Five rescued at sea on Sunday: NSRIFive people were rescued after their boats capsized in two separate incidents o
Five rescued at sea on Sunday: NSRI
The New Age / Posted 27 days ago
Five people were rescued after their boats capsized in two separate incidents off Cape Town and Port Elizabeth respectively, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said on Sunday. “At 16h07, Sunday, 02nd August, NSRI Port Elizabeth were activated... Read more

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