Search for woman who went missing in Vaal Dam continues

2020-03-20 08:28

The National Sea Rescue Institute and police are continuing the search for a woman who is missing after jumping out of a boat in the Vaal Dam.

Three entangled whales rescued off Western Cape coast

2020-03-07 11:44

The South African Whale Disentanglement Network has freed three whales entangled in fishing rope in three separate incidents.

UPDATE | 1 body recovered, 6 still missing after boat capsizes off Cape Town coast

2020-02-28 08:07

One man has died and six others are still missing at sea after a boat they were on capsized off the coast of Clifton Beach near Cape Town in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Locals save German tourist from rip current in Herolds Bay

2020-02-22 15:43

Two "good Samaritans" - one a local surfer and the other a local body boarder - have rescued a German tourist who was caught in a rip current in Herolds Bay.

NSRI swimmers rescue stranded whale in Struisbaai

2020-01-25 14:07

A Layard's Beaked Whale was found weak and beaching outside the Struisbaai harbour.

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.


Search continues for boy, 15, who disappeared while swimming at Table View Beach

2020-03-08 14:31

A joint search by the police's water wing and National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) for a missing 15-year-old boy, who disappeared while swimming at Table View Beach in Cape Town, is continuing.

Search continues off Cape Town coast for missing passengers of capsized boat

2020-02-28 12:42

The search continues for the people who went missing at sea after their boat capsized between Clifton and Oudekraal beaches in Cape Town, the NSRI says.

UPDATE | Two people stabilised after boat capsizes in Cape Town, 9 still missing

2020-02-27 10:23

A search is under way for at least nine people, between Oudekraal and Mouille Point, on the Cape Town coast.

Mystery surfer helps save woman from drowning at Herolds Bay

2020-02-15 22:20

An unidentified surfer has been praised for his bravery after he helped save a 21-year-old woman who had been swept away by rip current at Herolds Bay near George.

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.

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