Hope for missing fisherman's family

2015-11-29 09:35

Rescuers are still searching for a fisherman lost at sea near Gordon's Bay after a fishing boat capsized. One man drowned and three others were rescued.

Four rescued after ski boat capsizes

2015-11-26 17:41

The NSRI has rescued four men after their ski boat capsized near the Port of Richards Bay.

Cape Town man survives after being swept out to sea

2015-11-03 19:42

A Cape Town man who was swept 5km out to sea by strong winds has survived the ordeal.

Hero skipper's snap decision saves crew of sinking vessel

2015-10-28 15:53

An Arniston fishing boat skipper has told of the life or death choice he had to make while braving rough seas to rescue the crew of another vessel.

Search for missing swimmer at Pearly Beach

2015-10-28 09:12

A swimmer has gone missing off the Pearly Beach coast between Hermanus and Struis Baai in the Western Cape, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Surfer airlifted after Western Cape shark attack

2015-10-25 20:32

A 42-year-old surfer remains in a serious condition after he was bitten by a shark near Morris Reef, Still Bay.

Boy disappears underwater in quarry

2015-10-18 21:00

A search is under way for a 12-year-old boy who disappeared under water while swimming with friends in a quarry between Deneysville and Oranjeville, the NSRI has said.

Teen presumed to have drowned at Camps Bay

2015-09-12 19:32

A 17-year-old teen who went missing while swimming at Camps Bay beach is presumed to have drowned.

Rescuers winch body up 60-metre cliff

2015-09-07 11:09

Police search and rescue officers and paramedics have braved a sheer 60-metre cliff face in KwaZulu-Natal to recover the remains of a man who is thought to have fallen off the edge.

US teen presumed drowned in Transkei

2015-08-31 17:08

A US teenager is missing and presumed drowned in the Transkei, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.


25 crew rescued after fishing vessel sinks off PE

2015-11-26 20:17

Twenty-five crew have been rescued off the coast of Port Elizabeth after their fishing boat sank, the NSRI says.

NSRI team deployed after Chinese lanterns mistaken for flares

2015-11-13 10:18

The National Sea Rescue Institute says it deployed a team from Port Elizabeth's Summerstrand beach after receiving reports of multiple red distress flares, but it turns out it was possibly just Chinese lanterns.

News24 readers come to the aid of hero fishermen

2015-11-01 12:30

After losing his only source of income while selflessly trying to save a stricken craft, News24 readers are now offering fishing boat owner Gerald Swart a lifeline.

Arniston fishermen destitute after selfless sea rescue

2015-10-28 09:12

The sinking of a fishing boat, which was claimed by the ocean when it tried to rescue another stricken craft, has robbed a group of fishermen of their livelihood.

German tourist rescued after collapsing on Table Mountain

2015-10-27 21:07

A German tourist on Table Mountain has narrowly escaped heart failure after a group of hikers came to his rescue when he collapsed.

Missing men found alive and well adrift at sea

2015-10-18 21:28

The men who were reported missing at sea have been found in a life-raft about 51 nautical miles off-shore of Kidd’s Beach, East London.

Girls, dog rescued after being stranded on island

2015-10-12 17:03

Two girls and their dog were rescued after their inflatable boat was blown across the George Dam, leaving them about 200m from mainland, the NSRI has said.

Injured tour guide plucked from Magaliesberg mountaintop

2015-09-10 17:00

An injured tour guide has been rescued from a mountain in Magaliesberg, paramedics say.

Police divers continue search for missing US student

2015-09-02 17:26

Police divers remain steadfast in their resolve to find the body of a missing American UCT student who disappeared while swimming at Coffee Bay in the Eastern Cape.

Hikers airlifted from Table Mountain

2015-08-30 16:22

Three people injured during a rock fall on Table Mountain have been rescued by a military helicopter

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