ARTICLES RELATING TO NSRI

Teen missing at sea in Richards Bay

2015-01-25 21:20

A 15-year-old youth is missing after he was swept out to sea in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, the NSRI has said.

Teen safe after dramatic rescue at Camps Bay beach

2015-01-19 21:34

A Johannesburg teen has been rescued after he was swept out to sea at Camps Bay beach while flying a large kite.

Dutch tourist drowns at Cape St Francis

2015-01-16 11:11

A Dutch tourist has drowned after being swept out to sea at Cape St Francis in the Eastern Cape.

Man drowns in Vaal Dam

2015-01-10 10:15

A man in his 30s has drowned in the Vaal Dam, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

German tourist drowns in Cape

2015-01-07 18:05

An elderly German tourist has drowned in the sea at Sedgefield in the Western Cape.

NSRI issues spring tide rip warning

2015-01-02 20:28

People should be extra cautious on beaches during the full moon spring tide, the National Sea Rescue Institute warns.

Sea search continues for missing man

2015-01-01 20:01

A search has continued for a 22-year-old man who went missing while swimming at Far Eastern Beach along the False Bay coast.

Paddle-skier not missing after all

2014-12-26 14:01

A paddle-skier, who had been reported missing at Pringle Bay, interrupted his Christmas festivities in order to alert authorities that he was in fact safe and sound, the NSRI says.

Man drowns in Knysna Lagoon

2014-12-14 12:23

A man has drowned after his canoe capsized in the Knysna Lagoon, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Fisherman dies of heart attack at sea

2014-12-08 14:49

A man has died of an apparent heart attack while fishing near St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape.

Boat capsizes in Wilderness

2014-12-06 14:50

A ski-boat has capsized at the Keimans River mouth near Wilderness, the National Sea Rescue Institute has reported.

Fisherman rescued from fish bin

2014-11-12 08:03

A fisherman has been rescued after he fell into a fish bin and was buried under fish in Simonstown, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Woman, fully clothed, walks into the sea at Clifton

2014-10-26 19:45

A woman in her 20's has drowned after walking, fully clothed, into the sea near Clifton, Cape Town.

W Cape man drives off cliff

2014-10-17 17:26

The NSRI says a man has died after he drove off a cliff between Bakoven and Oudekraal in the Western Cape.

8-year-old boy swept out to sea

2014-10-10 19:13

An 8-year-old boy is missing after being swept out to sea in Schulphoek, Hermanus.

11 rescued after rubber duck floats out to sea

2014-09-17 10:04

Eleven men were rescued after their rubber duck inflatable boat was swept out to sea at Gansbaai, near Hermanus, the NSRI says.

Two boats collide in St Francis Bay

2014-09-15 13:38

Two boats have collided off St Francis Bay, in the Eastern Cape, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Cape fishermen missing at sea

2014-08-19 21:09

Two men are missing after they went fishing in Paternoster in the Western Cape.

Search continues for missing teens

2014-08-11 07:56

The National Sea Rescue Institute says it is continuing with its search for two 13-year-old boys who went missing after being swept out to sea from a river mouth in Cape Town.

Boy missing off KZN coast

2014-07-03 06:19

A boy is missing after he was swept out to sea at Margate on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal, the National Sea Rescue Institute says

Cold front to bring first taste of winter

2014-06-03 16:08

South Africans will get their first real taste of winter when a cold front hits this week, bringing cold, windy and wet conditions and even snow, the SA Weather Service says.

Docket opened after Port St Johns drowning

2014-05-15 09:32

An inquest docket has been opened after a man died while swimming ashore from a boat that had run out of fuel off the coast of Port St Johns, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

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.

 

Rescuers bring 21 trapped on Dappat se Gat to safety

2015-01-25 21:19

A group of people trapped in a cove by the incoming tide on island at Dappat se Gat, Kogelbaai, have been rescued.

Man suffers heart attack in Two Oceans Aquarium tank

2015-01-19 21:19

The National Sea Rescue Institute has responded to the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town after a man suffered a heart attack while diving in one of the water tanks.

Man drowns off Cape Point

2015-01-11 06:58

A man has drowned in Buffels Bay, Cape Point after he was swept out to sea by rip currents.

Inquest into Dutch instructor’s death at sea

2015-01-07 11:22

An inquest will be held into the death of a Dutch kite boarding instructor whose body was found at sea in the Western Cape, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Boy, 7, drowns at Nature's Valley beach

2015-01-02 08:21

The body of a 7-year-old boy who drowned at Nature's Valley Beach near Plettenberg Bay has been found, after another 7-year-old boy drowned in the Boknes Lagoon near Port Alfred earlier on the same day, the NSRI says.

NSRI station damaged by New Year's flares

2015-01-01 18:02

A sea rescue station in Richards Bay has been damaged by distress flares fired by New Year's revellers.

Flooding hits parts of Cape Town

2014-12-26 11:27

Roads and houses in some parts of Cape Town have been damaged by flooding, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Girl's body found in Jeffreys Bay lagoon

2014-12-08 19:07

The body of a girl who went missing in a lagoon at the Seekoei River, in Jeffreys Bay has been found.

Jeffreys Bay search resumes for missing girl

2014-12-08 07:39

A search has resumed for a girl who went missing in a lagoon at the Seekoei River, in Jeffreys Bay, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Rip currents sweep man out to sea

2014-11-30 08:01

A man in his 20s is presumed drowned after being swept away by a rip current at Kleinmond on the Western Cape coast, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Three drown in George dam

2014-11-09 20:41

Three people, two of them children, have drowned in a dam in George, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

UK sailor, 82, rescued near Richards Bay

2014-10-18 14:37

An 82-year-old British solo sailor was rescued near Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Boy swept out to sea still missing

2014-10-13 13:58

Police say there is still no sign of the eight-year-old boy swept out to sea in Hermanus and divers can't conduct a search because of rough conditions.

Humpback whale freed in St Francis Bay

2014-09-16 13:57

A Humpback whale has been freed after getting entangled in rope and buoys in St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Boat runs aground at St Francis Bay

2014-08-27 17:11

Thirteen people have been rescued after their fishing boat lost power and ran aground near the St Francis Bay harbour.

No sign of teens swept out to sea in Cape Town

2014-08-12 11:15

Two 13-year-old boys who were swept out to sea in Cape Town have still not been found, Western Cape police say.

Teenagers missing at sea off Cape Town

2014-08-11 05:46

Two 13-year-old boys are missing after being swept out to sea in Cape Town, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Body found at sea off Durban

2014-07-06 09:43

The body of an unidentified man has been found floating off the Durban North coast, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) says.

Injured sea turtle rescued near Yzerfontein

2014-06-09 08:30

An injured 76kg sea turtle found between rocks in Yzerfontein, in the Western Cape, has been rescued, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Sick sailor rescued off ship

2014-05-31 19:58

A 55-year-old sailor who fell sick onboard a ship has been rescued, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Sailor evacuated from ship

2014-05-08 12:43

The NSRI says a Filipino sailor with a suspected burst stomach ulcer has been evacuated from a bulk carrier off Port Elizabeth.

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.

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