Girl, 15, drowns at South Coast beach

2018-03-11 16:22

A 15-year-old girl has drowned at St Michael's Beach on the South coast of KwaZulu-Natal, the National Sea Rescue Institute has said.

Ten-week-old baby found dead on beach, teen drowns

2018-01-01 19:49

Two males drowned and a ten-week-old baby was found dead on South African beaches, says the National Sea Rescue Institute.

Holidaymaker saves drowning 16-year-old in Wilderness

2017-12-28 21:54

The bravery of a holidaymaker who grabbed a buoy and swam towards a drowning 16-year-old in Wilderness has saved the teen's life, says the National Sea Rescue Institute.

2 drown in separate incidents in Cape Town and Port Alfred

2017-12-24 20:47

A 17-year-old teenager and a man in his late 20s have drowned in separate incidents, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Cape Town paraglider taken to hospital for serious injuries

2017-12-22 21:29

A paraglider has been taken to hospital after suffering serious injuries while paragliding on Little Lions Head above Llandudno in Cape Town, Wilderness Search and Rescue says.

Tourist boating crew rescue rescue struggling man from Knysna lagoon

2017-11-23 19:27

A tourist boating company in Knysna has used their safety skills to save a local man who was swimming in the cold lagoon.

Free MyCiti Bus ride ends in tragedy as child goes missing

2017-10-29 20:43

A family that made use of a free MyCiti Bus ride offer to the beach has lost a 10-year-old child who was caught in rip currents at Melkbosstrand beach.

Bantry Bay diver still missing despite extensive search

2017-10-22 22:30

Authorities are conducting an ongoing search for a diver who went missing in Bantry Bay, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Diver goes missing off Dyer Island

2017-10-03 09:04

A man who went diving at Dyer Island, off the Overberg coast in the Western Cape, has yet to be found, the National Sea Rescue Institute has said.

NSRI still searching for missing fisherman

2017-08-20 22:07

The National Sea Rescue Institute is searching for a missing a 36-year-old fisherman who was allegedly washed off rocks by waves at Cape Vidal while fishing.


Man drowns during paddle at Marina Da Gama

2018-01-06 16:00

A 74-year-old man’s body has been found after he failed to return home from a paddle to a neighbour’s house in Marina Da Gama in Cape Town.

Fourth person drowns in Cape Town as city braces for New Year's Eve weekend

2017-12-28 22:21

A 17-year-old has drowned in Strand, Cape Town, after he disappeared among bathers, says the National Sea Rescue Institute.

20-year-old drowns after rip current sweeps him away

2017-12-27 21:38

A 20-year-old man has drowned in Strand, Cape Town, after he was swept out to sea, paramedics say. 

Search and rescue mission launched as swimmer goes missing at sea

2017-12-23 11:00

A search and rescue operation has been launched in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal following reports that a 20-year-old local disappeared in the surf.

Two men swim 4km to shore without life-jackets after going overboard in KZN

2017-11-25 19:47

Two men who were out fishing were thrown overboard when their ski boat hit a wave and swam roughly 4km to shore, while a massive manhunt was launched to try and find them.

Missing diver’s body found

2017-10-31 06:01

The body of a missing diver has finally been found at Saunders Rocks, ending a gruelling week-long search by rescue services.

Dive unit search for missing camper at Vaal Dam

2017-10-28 16:55

A search for a camper is underway at the Vaal Dam after a Vereeniging man was reported missing.

5 in hospital after charter boat rolls on KZN coast

2017-10-06 13:18

Five people are in a stable condition in hospital after a charter boat rolled in the surf at Shelly Beach, on KwaZulu-Natal's South Coast, the NSRI has said.

Teen declared dead after being swept off Camps Bay rocks

2017-09-03 13:25

A university student who was swept off the rocks at Maiden Cove in Camps Bay has died after resuscitation attempts failed, the NSRI says.

Another body of missing Maredon fisherman found

2017-07-22 08:20

Another body, believed to be a fisherman from the chokka boat Maredon, has been found after it capsized with 16 crew, Eastern Cape police say.

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