Airlift drama after US man suffers heart attack off SA coast

2016-05-21 18:19

An American man had to be transported to land after he suffered a suspected heart attack on a fishing trawler off of the coast of Cape Columbine on the West Coast on Friday.

'I didn't feel like I was in danger' from shark - Plett paddler

2016-04-22 14:17

A Plettenberg Bay man has recounted the moment a shark tore into his surf-ski, flinging him into the water, saying he was completely taken by surprise.

Fishermen drown in separate incidents in KZN, Wilderness

2016-04-10 21:17

A fisherman has drowned after being swept into the surf at Voelklip in Herolds Bay, Wilderness and another died in Richards Bay after falling into water off South Pier.

Search continues for missing fisherman in St Helena Bay

2016-04-05 17:16

Authorities are continuing their search for a fisherman who was last seen aboard a boat in St Helena Bay.

NSRI joins search for missing Joburg woman

2016-03-21 19:32

NSRI volunteers have joined the search for a woman who was swept down the Klein Jukskei River in Fourways, Johannesburg, last week.

Man drowns during swim with visiting son

2016-03-12 19:46

A man in his 60s drowned at Fish Hoek beach while he and his son visiting from the UK were having a swim in the sea, the NSRI has said.

Two teens drown, another missing after school outing at Margate beach

2016-03-06 10:16

Two teenagers have drowned, while a third is missing, after a group of pupils got into difficulty while swimming at Margate Beach, the NSRI says.

Lifeguard spots body of missing man while surfing at Strand

2016-03-04 17:10

An off-duty lifeguard has discovered the body of a missing man while surfing at Strand beach, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Body washes ashore in Gordon's Bay

2016-02-01 21:15

Police suspect that a body that washed ashore in Cape Town may be that of a missing teenager who disappeared on Sunday.

Two die as yacht capsizes off Western Cape coast

2016-02-01 13:52

Two people, an Irish woman and a Scotsman, have died when their yacht capsized between Bokpunt and Gansekraal in the Western Cape.


Rescue workers save woman after car plunges 150m off cliff

2016-05-11 21:58

Rescue workers have been deployed to a scene where a car plunged nearly 150m off a cliff at Smitswinkel Bay, between Simon's Town and Cape Point.

Plett paddler in brush with shark

2016-04-22 13:27

A Plettenberg Bay man has had a brush with a shark which attacked his surf-ski near Robberg beach, causing it to sink, the NSRI says.

Cape fishing trip turns into rescue mission

2016-04-09 19:44

A group of paddlers in distress have been rescued after the Simonstown National Sea Rescue Institute station commander spotted them while he was fishing.

Student pilot survives emergency crash landing in Port Alfred river

2016-03-31 14:30

A student pilot has had a lucky escape after he crashed into a river during an emergency landing in Port Alfred, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Nine rescued after boat capsizes

2016-03-13 21:04

Nine people have been rescued off the coast of Margate Beach after the boat they were travelling in capsized.

He died saving my life – drowning survivor on teen hero

2016-03-08 11:27

A survivor of a drowning incident at Margate beach in Durban where three teenagers lost their lives on a school outing says one of the boys died after he had saved others, a report says.

Father and son rescued after boat capsizes

2016-03-05 18:39

A father and his 10-year old son had to be rescued after their craft capsized in the ocean near The Bluff in KwaZulu-Natal.

Catamaran and crew brought to safety on Valentine’s Day

2016-02-14 14:33

A catamaran that got into difficulty on Saturday night has been safely brought to shore, a National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) official has said.

Salvaged hull of suspected missing catamaran lost at sea

2016-02-01 18:59

The hull of a missing catamaran, which was being brought back to port by a tug, has been lost at sea during the journey, the families of the men on board the missing yacht have said.

Durban man drowns during fishing competition

2016-01-31 16:22

A 40-year-old Durban fisherman has drowned after he was swept out to sea by rip currents during a competition in Transkei, the NSRI says.

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