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.

Hiker airlifted to hospital after fall in nature reserve

2015-05-07 19:08

A rescue team came to the aid of a 79-year-old Krugersdorp man who had sustained a head injury after falling during a hike in Plettenberg Bay.

Body of man found in False Bay

2015-04-27 18:43

The body of an unknown man has been found in False Bay, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said.

Durban fishermen rescued from island

2015-04-05 20:32

Six fishermen had to be rescued after a high tide cut them off from the mainland in Durban, 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.

Man escapes jaws of Great White in Port St Johns

2015-05-03 21:52

A tour operator testing new dive equipment got more than he bargained for when a Great White shark grabbed him by the hand and foot in the Eastern Cape at the weekend.

Eastern Cape man helps save entangled whales

2015-04-22 16:39

An Eastern Cape lodge owner has helped save a humpback whale and her calf after they became entangled in fishing ropes off the coast of Oyster Bay.

Family rescued after being trapped at Eastern Cape camping site

2015-04-05 18:23

A family with two sick children had to be rescued from a camping site near Jeffrey’s Bay after a swollen Berg River blocked their only route out.

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