Strandfontein sea rescue crews find hijacked vehicle

2016-11-27 19:23

Strandfontein sea rescue officials became crime-busters as well as water warriors when they helped track down a hijacked vehicle, the National Sea Rescue Institute said on Sunday.

Search continues for missing Hermanus man

2016-11-07 15:13

There's still no trace of a missing Hermanus man last seen in the early hours of Saturday.

Fisherman drowns in Richards Bay

2016-11-03 23:08

A Richards Bay fisherman drowned after falling into the sea on Thursday, the NSRI said.

Lucky escape for Camps Bay swimmer swept out to sea

2016-10-26 22:59

A swimmer who was swept out to sea by rip currents at Camps Bay beach has been lucky to survive after a local and a body boarder came to his aid.

Man swept out at Richards Bay presumed drowned

2016-10-17 22:25

A swimmer who disappeared off the coast of Richards Bay at the weekend is presumed to have drowned, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said on Monday.

NSRI commends hotel staff on rescue

2016-09-29 21:14

The National Sea Rescue Institute has commended three men who saved a 14-year-old boy and 20-year-old man from drowning in Plettenberg Bay.

Teacher injured on Port Edward adventure camp

2016-09-24 12:34

A teacher had to be transported to hospital after being injured during a zip lining activity at an adventure camp near Port Edward.

PICS: Stranded whale 'hugs' rescue boat after being freed from nets

2016-08-29 11:46

Coast guard staff have described how a humpback whale freed from netting thanked them by "hugging" the side of their boat, and then following them for twenty minutes.

Injured sailor plucked from cargo ship off PE

2016-08-13 17:00

A Filipino sailor who fell down the steps of a ship has been fetched at sea by the National Sea Rescue Institute for treatment to his injuries

Plett surfers rescue tourists

2016-08-11 22:38

Two surfers have been hailed as heroes for helping to save three British tourists caught in rip currents at Lookout Beach in Plettenberg Bay, the NSRI said on Thursday.


Teen's blue bottle brush with death

2016-11-20 17:33

A Cape Town teen had a brush with death after having a severe allergic reaction to a blue bottle sting while swimming at Witsand.

Search underway for missing Hermanus man

2016-11-06 16:00

The search for a 20-year-old man last seen near the old harbour in Hermanus has resumed, the NSRI says.

Boy, 12, drowns on school trip

2016-10-31 21:04

A 12-year-old boy has drowned while swimming with a school group at Glen Eden beach near East London.

Khayelitsha man disappears in surf

2016-10-20 21:16

A search is underway for a man who disappeared in the surf while swimming at Monwabisi Beach in Cape Town, the National Sea Rescue Institute said.

Red distress flare remains a mystery at Cape point

2016-10-03 20:57

Mystery surrounds the single red distress flare seen near Cape Point.

Strandfontein pair drown in rip current

2016-09-25 22:41

Two men drowned while swimming in the sea of Mnandi beach near Strandfontein on Sunday.

PICS: Driver escapes after vehicle plunges off bridge into Durban river

2016-09-18 21:24

A Durban man has had a lucky to escape after his car plunged off a bridge into a river in Amanzimtoti, south of Durban.

Rescue mission mounted for gravely ill sailor

2016-08-21 21:42

A gravely ill sailor on a bulk carrier ship has been rescued by NSRI volunteers and paramedics in Port Elizabeth.

Southern Cape fires quelled after evening blaze

2016-08-12 12:15

Multiple fires that rapidly spread across George, Wilderness and Hoekwil have largely been extinguished.

NSRI recover body floating in Umgeni River

2016-08-07 22:02

Police have opened an inquest docket following the discovery of a dead body floating in the Umgeni River, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

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