Paddler rescued off Cape Town beach

2015-08-03 19:28

A 60-year-old man, who was fishing from his paddle-ski off Mnandi Beach in Cape Town, has been rescued after increasing wind speeds prevented him from paddling to shore, the NSRI says.

Teen injured while sand boarding

2015-07-15 21:12

The 13-year-old boy is recovering in hospital after suffering torn ligaments to his left leg, says the NSRI.

Paddler in swim for his life after being knocked off surf-ski

2015-07-08 07:46

A paddler had to swim for shore after getting knocked off his surf-ski and losing his paddle in a squall near Fish Hoek, the NSRI says.

Plett rescuer responds to shark attack call, son the victim

2015-06-28 14:08

A Plettenberg Bay man who has worked as an NSRI rescuer for 41 years was shocked when he was called to a shark attack scene and found his son was the victim, a report says.

Plettenburg Bay surfer survives shark attack

2015-06-26 20:14

A surfer has been bitten by a shark while surfing off Look Out Beach in Plettenberg Bay in the Western Cape, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Search for missing woman called off, yacht returns to Durban

2015-06-21 14:46

A desperate search for a woman who is believed to have fallen off a yacht has not been successful and her husband has since sailed back to Durban.

Search for woman missing off yacht continues

2015-06-20 08:36

There is still no sign of the 58-year-old woman reported to have gone missing from a yacht six nautical miles off-shore of the Tugela River mouth in KwaZulu-Natal.

Woman missing after reportedly falling off yacht

2015-06-19 17:31

Search and rescue operations are underway at the Tugela River Mouth in KwaZulu-Natal for a woman thought to have fallen off a yacht while travelling with her husband.

Fishermen missing after boat capsizes in fog

2015-05-24 16:58

Two Lambert's bay fisherman were lost at sea after dense fog left several boats in distress, the National Sea Rescue Institute has said.

Hartbeespoort Dam: Drowned toddler identified

2015-05-12 16:13

A toddler who drowned in the Hartbeespoort Dam after a boat capsized has been identified as Zandre Vosloo.


Penguin rescued off Simonstown

2015-07-26 16:28

A penguin which had been covered in oil, has been rescued off Simonstown, the NSRI says.

NSRI alert a false alarm

2015-07-11 13:36

The National Sea Rescue Institute Gordons Bay says a report that shouts for help were heard in the direction of Bikini Beach, has turned out to be a false alarm.

3 rescued off rock after being trapped by high tide

2015-07-05 12:31

Three people, including two children, have been rescued after the spring high tide left them trapped on a rock at Pacaltsdorp, near George, the NSRI says.

Teen surfer loses leg in Buffels Bay shark attack

2015-06-27 18:30

A 19-year-old surfer has been rescued by fellow surfers at Buffels Bay after losing his leg in a shark attack.

Chances slim that woman survived fall overboard - son

2015-06-21 17:54

The son of the woman who is believed to have fallen overboard while sailing with her husband, believes her chances of surviving are very slim.

Police take over search for woman missing from yacht

2015-06-20 17:17

Police Search and Rescue have taken over the search operation for a 58-year-old woman reported to have gone missing from a yacht six nautical miles off-shore of the Tugela River mouth in KwaZulu-Natal.

Search suspended for woman reported missing off yacht

2015-06-19 22:57

Search and rescue teams will resume their search for a woman reported missing off a yacht six nautical miles off-shore of the Tugela River mouth, in KwaZulu-Natal, at first light, the NSRI says.

Boogie boarder rescued in high seas

2015-05-30 19:22

A man had a two hour boogie boarding ordeal in the heavy seas of Cape Town before being rescued by the NSRI.

Two holidaymakers swept away by waves while snapping pics of the view

2015-05-18 08:49

Two holidaymakers from Gauteng have suffered multiple fractures and lacerations after waves swept both to sea in Plettenberg Bay, the NSRI says.

Toddler drowns in Hartbeespoort Dam on Mother's Day

2015-05-11 09:26

A family outing to the Hartbeespoort Dam has ended in tragedy after a toddler presumably drowned when a rubber duck overturned.

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