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SA teen helps save German family from drowning

2014-04-17 10:51

A teenager has helped rescue a German family from drowning at Port Alfred's Eastern Beach, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Distressed whale shark towed out to sea

2014-04-05 12:30

A whale shark that appeared to be in distress has been gently towed out to sea near the Stompneus Bay harbour in the Western Cape, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Two dolphins rescued in W Cape

2014-03-10 08:51

Two dolphins have been rescued from Langebaan Lagoon in the Western Cape after getting stranded, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Missionary swept out to sea in Wilderness

2014-03-02 14:13

Police and rescuers are searching for a 21-year-old missionary who was swept out to sea at Wilderness in the Western Cape, according to the NSRI.

Volunteers to line red carpet

2014-02-13 17:09

Volunteers who keep citizens safe from fires, crime and disasters will make up the civil guard of honour greeting President Jacob Zuma at Parliament.

Yachts limp back to the Cape

2014-01-06 20:00

The NSRI have continued rescue operations for yachts affected by rough seas and gale force winds in the Cape to Rio yacht race.

Search for missing diver continues

2014-01-05 14:42

The search for a man who went missing while diving at Smitswinkel Bay in the Western Cape is continuing, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Man drowns in Western Cape

2013-12-28 20:02

A 57-year-old man is believed to have drowned in Rooi Els, Western Cape, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Solo sailor saved

2013-12-24 13:29

A solo sailor who was forced to abandon his yacht en route to the Caribbean has been rescued, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Boats collide at St Francis Bay

2013-12-22 22:11

A woman almost lost her leg after being hit by a propeller which had come loose when two boats collided on the Krom River, in St Francis Bay, the NSRI says.

Man's body found off PE coast

2013-11-24 21:47

The body of a man who was reported missing off the Port Elizabeth coastal waters in the Eastern Cape has been recovered.

Western Cape floods claim a life

2013-11-16 14:05

One person has died and another has gone missing as floods wreaked havoc across the Western Cape, according to reports.

Surfer rescued from Noordhoek beach

2013-11-12 09:13

An injured surfer has been rescued at a beach in Noordhoek, the National Sea Rescue Institute says. The man is believed to have fractured some bones while surfing in deep water.

Kayaker 'tried to chase off J-Bay shark'

2013-10-11 14:58

A kayaker is believed to have used his paddle to try and chase off a shark after it attacked a snorkeler at Jeffreys Bay.

Another Cape child drowns

2013-09-30 22:28

A seven-year-old boy has drowned off Melkbosstrand on the west coast just north of Cape Town.

Woman dies in KZN diving accident

2013-09-25 20:59

A woman has died after a decompression accident while she was scuba diving in Durban.

Search on for missing hikers

2013-09-07 09:24

Emergency rescue services in Plettenberg are searching for two foreign hikers, after they went missing.

Ship aground near Richards Bay

2013-08-19 20:22

Twenty-three people have been rescued after their ship ran aground off Richards Bay.

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Twelve crew members have been rescued after their fishing boat ran aground on the south-western side of Robben Island, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

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NSRI assists beached yacht

2013-08-12 11:32

A German sailor has told how he had to call the NSRI after a steering malfunction led to his yacht being beached on the KwaZulu-Natal coast.

Fire dancer sets self on fire

2013-08-11 17:01

The NSRI says a fire dancer has set his head alight during a party in Knysna and he is in a serious condition.

Search for missing fisherman still on

2013-07-26 14:33

Rescue workers have continued searching for a fisherman who went missing near George, the NSRI says.

Chinese lanterns mistaken for flares

2013-07-21 22:16

The National Sea Rescue Institute has appealed to the public to not set off Chinese lanterns along the coastline as they are often mistaken for red distress flares.

Teen missing after canoe capsizes

2013-06-09 12:42

An 18-year-old man is missing after his canoe capsized on the Breede River in Witsand, near Mossel Bay.

Search for fishermen continues

2013-05-03 12:56

The search for two fishermen lost at sea in a fishing boat will continue off Paternoster on the Cape West Coast, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) says.

 

Kite-surfer dies at Port Alfred beach

2014-04-09 09:06

A 66-year-old man has died after collapsing while kite-surfing at Eastern Beach in Port Alfred, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Fatal shark attack at Port St Johns

2014-03-22 20:57

Another fatal shark attack has taken place at Port St Johns’ notorious Second Beach.

Spearfisherman's body recovered in Bantry Bay

2014-03-03 14:08

The body of a spearfisherman who went missing at Bantry Bay, Cape Town, has been recovered, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) says.

Spear fisherman missing in Cape Town

2014-03-02 12:10

A spear fisherman who was seen going into the water at Bantry Bay in Cape Town is believed to still be missing, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Fisherman dies on fishing vessel

2014-01-25 20:20

A fisherman has died from a heart attack while on board a fishing vessel in Struuisbaai in the Western Cape, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

NSRI: Missing diver's body found

2014-01-05 18:12

The body of a man who went missing while diving at Smitswinkel Bay in the Western Cape has been found, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Teen missing off Muizenberg beach

2013-12-30 14:47

An 18-year-old teenager is missing after being swept out to sea in Muizenberg, Cape Town, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Whale rescued in KZN

2013-12-24 17:21

A whale which beached on Shelley Beach in KwaZulu-Natal has been rescued and pushed back into the sea, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Boy slams head into rocks at Port Edward beach

2013-12-23 10:25

An 8-year-old boy was seriously hurt when he bashed his head into rocks at Silver Beach, in Port Edward, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Father, son drown at Pringle Bay

2013-12-14 19:56

The NSRI says a father and son have drowned in Pringle Bay in the Western Cape after they were apparently swept out to sea.

Cape hospital evacuated after flash flood

2013-11-16 08:35

Flooding in the Western Cape has forced the evacuation of a hospital after was flooded when a nearby river burst its banks.

Trapped whale rescued in Cape Town

2013-10-28 09:28

A baby Humpback whale which was trapped between the quayside and a ship has been rescuedat the Port of Table Bay in Cape Town, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Fatal shark attack at Jeffreys Bay

2013-10-11 13:07
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A man has died after being attacked by a shark while apparently snorkelling at Jeffreys Bay in the Eastern Cape, the NSRI says.

Two teens missing off Camps Bay

2013-09-26 07:06
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Two 16-year-old youths are missing, presumed drowned, off Camps Bay beach in Cape Town.

Missing hikers found - NSRI

2013-09-07 10:01

The two hikers, who went missing in Plettenberg Bay, have been found.

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Cape diver spears own leg

2013-08-26 09:19

A man has narrowly escaped serious injury when he accidentally shot himself in the upper right leg with a speargun near Buffels Bay. See the pictures.

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Boat breaks up on Robben Island

2013-08-13 19:16

The fishing boat that ran aground on Robben Island has broken up on the rocks, the SA Maritime Safety Authority says.

Boat runs aground on Robben Island

2013-08-13 10:19

Twelve crew members have been rescued after their fishing boat ran aground on Robben Island in Cape Town, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

W Cape men rescued at sea

2013-08-11 21:03

The NSRI says four men have been rescued after their rubber duck drifted off-shore at Hangklip when they experienced mechanical failure.

Man saves dog from drowning, then wife

2013-08-05 09:31

A couple and their dog are recovering after swimming to safety when their yacht ran aground near the East London coast.

Pregnant mom evacuated from Robben Island

2013-07-24 11:05

A pregnant woman has gone into labour on Robben Island and has been evacuated to the Cape Town mainland, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

NSRI rescues seven hikers

2013-06-23 16:03

Seven hikers had to be rescued after becoming trapped on a ledge during a Spring high tide in Haga Haga, near East London, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Trapped fishermen rescued

2013-05-26 14:29

Two fishermen had to be rescued after being stranded on a rock by a spring tide, near Port Alfred, in the Eastern Cape.

Search for Cape fishermen continues

2013-05-02 22:16

The search for two fishermen lost at sea on their fishing boat, will continue into Thursday night off Paternoster on the west coast of Cape Town, the NSRI says.

 
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