WATCH: Whale calf freed from fishing gear near Simon's Town

2019-06-10 07:22

A young whale calf was freed after becoming entangled in fishing rope lines near Millers Point between Simon's Town and Cape Point on Saturday.

Fishermen rescued after bumping into whale

2019-05-29 11:27

Five fishermen have been rescued after their boat struck a whale, cracking the vessel's hull in the process.

Cape Town fisherman rescued after suspected stroke

2019-03-13 17:46

The Simon's Town National Sea Rescue Institute has rescued a fisherman believed to have had a stroke on a fishing trawler south of Cape Point in Cape Town.

Kuils River teen believed drowned after going swimming with friend

2019-03-04 07:41

A 19-year-old man who went swimming with a 17-year-old friend is believed to have drowned at Dappat Se Gat, between Gordons Bay and Koegelbaai.

Dolphin that washed ashore released back into the sea in Jeffreys Bay

2019-01-27 14:10

A dolphin that was washed ashore in Jeffreys Bay was released back into the ocean on Saturday after members of the public alerted the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI).

Father drowns while on fishing trip with children on Garden Route

2019-01-05 16:14

A 45-year-old man who took his three kids fishing in the Swartvlei, at the Pine Lake Marina, between Sedgefield and Knysna drowned after their boat capsized.

Quick-thinking lifeguards save boy, 7, from drowning at George beach

2018-12-31 14:00

A Western Cape boy has been saved by rescue officials after he nearly drowned at Victoria Bay, according to the NSRI.

WATCH: 'Ho, ho, whoooa!' - NSRI to the rescue as Santa slips and stumbles off boat

2018-12-09 16:14

A jolly Santa Claus managed to do what he does best at a beach in Cape Town, putting smiles on many children's faces in a rather unexpected fashion.

Teen drowns in Richards Bay, toddler survives pool drowning

2018-12-02 09:25

Two children were involved in separate drowning incidents in Kwazulu-Natal at the weekend, according to paramedics.

Teenager swept out to sea in KwaZulu-Natal

2018-10-02 11:55

A 16-year-old boy has been swept out to sea while swimming near Blythedale's main beach in KwaZulu-Natal, the National Sea Rescue Institute has announced.


Fisherman dies after boat capsizes near Hermanus, two still missing at sea

2019-06-06 20:12

A fisherman has died, and two have been rescued, after their boat capsized in the waves near Hermanus, the NSRI says. Meanwhile, two other men who went out searching for them are still missing at sea.

PICS: Whale shark washed ashore in Kommetjie seemingly struck by boat

2019-04-02 07:37

A whale shark measuring 5m has been found beached in Kommetjie in the Western Cape.

Cape Town fisherman bitten by shark he tried to save from nets

2019-03-06 06:31

A fisherman has earned a nasty reward for his efforts of trying to save a shark caught in fishing nets on a trawler near Port Elizabeth.

Man missing after falling from rocks into sea near Gordon's Bay

2019-02-25 08:30

A man is still missing after falling off rocks into the surf near to Dappat Se Gat, between Gordon's Bay and Kleinmond.

Fisherman feared to have drowned in the Southern Cape

2019-01-25 17:31

The National Sea Rescue Institute is searching for a fisherman who fell off an open fishing boat two nautical miles south of Arniston in the Southern Cape.

WATCH: NSRI returns beached dolphin to the ocean at Jeffreys Bay

2019-01-03 17:12

The NSRI says it is monitoring the beaches around Jeffreys Bay after a dolphin that had beached itself was released about 3km off-shore near Kabeljous Beach.

Five drownings on Christmas day

2018-12-26 09:45

Five people have drowned on Christmas Day in separate incidents across the country, the National Sea Rescue Institute has recorded.

Birthday tragedy: Sea Point woman's body recovered after fatal Chapman's Peak fall

2018-12-03 12:40

The body of a woman who fell to her death from the Lookout Point at Chapman's Peak in Cape Town has been recovered, paramedics have said.

Heroic skipper freed British tourist trapped in capsized catamaran off Cape Town

2018-11-27 12:06

The heroic efforts of the skipper of a sunset cruise catamaran, which capsized in Table Bay, probably saved the life of a British tourist who was trapped in the galley.

Five fishermen swim to shore, six rescued as rough seas batter their vessels

2018-10-02 11:31

Fishermen whose boats were caught in high seas amid strong winds along the Cape coast were rescued after a night-long search.

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