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.

St Francis Bay fire sparked by flare

2016-01-25 10:00

A flare is believed to have been used to start the fire in St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape, the NSRI says.

Friends help save unconscious kite-surfer

2016-01-23 13:39

A German kite-surfer has narrowly escaped drowning after his friends gave him mouth-to-mouth resuscitation when he was knocked unconscious at Blaauwberg in Cape Town.

Red distress flares in Cape Town a mystery - NSRI

2016-01-12 09:26

The source of three red flares seen off-shore in Cape Town at the weekend remain a mystery as no people in distress have been found.

Drownings, rescue efforts all in a day's work for NSRI

2016-01-05 15:32

Western Cape oceans have claimed two lives and left two others seriously injured, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

10-year-old boy's body recovered from ocean floor in Paternoster

2016-01-03 14:23

The body of a 10-year-old boy who drowned in Paternoster has been recovered from the ocean floor, while the search for a boy who went missing at Clifton in Cape Town continues, officials say.

Friends pull drowned man from water in Rooi Els

2016-01-02 08:32

A 31-year-old man has drowned in Rooi Els in the Western Cape, the NSRI says.

Paddler dies in St Francis Bay race

2015-12-29 12:52

A 51-year-old man has died after suffering a heart attack at the end of a paddle race in St Francis Bay, the NSRI says.

Teen cousins missing after being swept off rocks in Herolds Bay

2015-12-22 11:30

Police divers are searching for two teenage boys who were swept off the rocks while fishing at Voëlklip in Herolds Bay, the NSRI says.


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.

Search for missing Sunsail catamaran still ongoing

2016-01-24 20:07

Hopes that a catamaran missing for a year has been found seems unlikely after National Sea Rescue Institute divers could not identify markings of a capsized catamaran in Agulhas.

Boy's body found floating at Clifton First Beach

2016-01-13 14:16

A child's body has washed up near Clifton’s First Beach in Cape Town. Western Cape police are not yet sure if it is that of a child who went missing on New Year's Day.

Cape to Rio paddle boat crew rescued

2016-01-10 15:22

A woman and her son have been rescued after they failed to paddle a boat from Cape Town to Brazil, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Drownings mar festive season

2016-01-03 16:26

At least eight people have reportedly drowned since New Year's day, escalating the estimated 20 other cases reported since the festive season began, according to the NSRI.

Two surfers rescue woman swept out to sea

2016-01-03 13:11

Two surfers have rescued a Cape Town woman who was swept out to sea when a rip current knocked her over while she was standing knee-deep in the water at Noordhoek beach, the NSRI says.

Plett holidaymakers rescue drowning mother, son

2015-12-30 13:30

A Plettenberg Bay mother and her 7-year-old son are in a stable condition after holidaymakers rescued them from drowning, the NSRI says.

Busy Christmas weekend for NSRI

2015-12-28 12:00

From shark sightings, to false reports of a body floating at sea, the National Sea Rescue Institute has had a busy Christmas weekend.

PICS: Dead killer whale found on Plett beach

2015-12-15 06:59

An orca has washed ashore in Plettenberg Bay.

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