Man drowns after being sucked out of tidal pool in Umdloti

2020-01-19 13:10

A 30-year-old man was sucked out of a tidal pool in Umdloti, but despite a massive attempt at rescuing him, and resuscitating him, he was declared dead.

Man drowns at Betty’s Bay beach on New Year's Day

2020-01-02 10:39

A man drowned at Betty’s Bay on New Year’s Day despite the efforts of a Good Samaritan and doctors to save him, the National Sea Rescue Institute has said.

An angel on a microlight - How an early morning flight helped save a man's life in KZN

2019-12-21 20:10

A man who by chance took his microlight aircraft for a flight on Thursday from Balito to the Amatikulu area, says he stumbled upon a frightening discovery of body washed up on a stretch of beach.

Swedish woman drowns in Mossel Bay

2019-12-20 17:17

A 61-year-old woman from Sweden has drowned in Oyster Bay near Mossel Bay in the southern Cape.

Rescue buoy goes missing after being placed at Cape Town beach where 4 teens drowned

2019-11-29 18:17

A pink rescue buoy - which was placed at Rocklands Beach in Sea Point, Cape Town, after four teenagers drowned - has gone missing, says the National Sea Rescue Institute.

Sea Point drownings: Body of last teen recovered from sea

2019-11-27 09:02

The body of the last remaining teenager who drowned in Sea Point over the weekend has been recovered.

Sea Point drownings: Body of third missing teen recovered from sea

2019-11-26 07:01

The body of a 16-year-old boy was found in the surf at Rocklands Beach in Sea Point, Cape Town, on Monday afternoon.

Whale carcass removed from fishing nets and released into deep sea

2019-11-24 12:09

An 11-meter Bryde Whale carcass was towed to the Coega harbour on Saturday after the SA Whale Disentanglement Network (SAWDN) volunteers cut it out of fishing nets off-shore from Port Elizabeth.

Former lifeguards save Swiss woman from drowning

2019-11-20 22:19

A 62-year-old woman from Switzerland was saved from certain drowning at Cape Vidal on Wednesday, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) has revealed in a statement.

Massive search underway for child who disappeared while swimming at Strand beach

2019-08-25 10:30

A massive search is underway for a child who got into difficulty while swimming at Strand outside Cape Town.


Uncle jumps into ocean with pink rescue buoy, helps save two drowning teens

2020-01-14 15:15

A quick-thinking man from Oyster Bay in the Eastern Cape has used a pink rescue buoy at the beach to help save two teenagers who were swept out to sea, according to the National Sea Rescue Institute.

NSRI rescues various capsized boats over the weekend

2019-12-29 18:20

The National Sea Rescue Institute has responded to multiple incidents of capsized boats in various locations this past weekend.

NSRI: Warning issued for rough seas in Knysna

2019-12-20 17:42

The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) has appealed to the public not to swim at beaches between Herolds Bay and Sedgefield in Knysna, following a warning issued by the Knysna Municipality.

Body of man found after his vehicle was swept away by flash floods

2019-12-09 20:10

The body of a Hartebeespoort man has been recovered after his car was swept away by flash floods.

WATCH | Sea Point drowning: Body of fourth missing teenager recovered

2019-11-27 14:10

The body of a fourth teenager, who drowned at a Cape Town beach over the weekend, has been recovered.

9-year-old boy drowns in Kleinmond Lagoon, Western Cape

2019-11-26 22:23

A nine-year-old boy has drowned while swimming with other children in Kleinmond Lagoon in the Western Cape on Tuesday.

Sea Point drowning: Second body found, two still missing

2019-11-25 21:30

The body of a 15-year-old girl has been found at Rocklands Beach in Sea Point by the National Sea Rescue Institute.

Couple rescued in Still Bay after nearly drowning

2019-11-23 15:59

A couple has been rescued in Still Bay after getting caught in rip currents while swimming near the mouth of the Goukou River.

11-year-old Durban boy drowns while swimming with friends

2019-09-27 14:44

The boy had initially gone missing in the lagoon while swimming with a group of friends aged between 9 and 12.

Two fishermen die, 1 survives after wave smacks boat at Port Alfred

2019-08-16 17:47

Port Alfred has lost two fishermen after their boat was broadsided by a wave as they returned home through the Kowie River mouth, according to the National Sea Rescue Institute.

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