Monthly Archive: July, 2015

Sailor evacuated from ship off PE

Last night Port Elizabeth NSRI volunteer duty crew members evacuated an injured 54 year-old Filipino sailor from a boat 2 nautical miles offshore. The sailor fell against a hatch on board and suffered… Continue reading

Heroic farm worker saves cop from drowning in flood waters

A farm worker rescued a South African police man after his bakkie was swept off a bridge by flood waters and then downstream at Uitenhage, Eastern Cape,  this morning, 27 July. Thulani Njoli,… Continue reading

Woman’s body found floating in sea  

A woman’s body found floating in the sea at Mossel Bay was recovered by the local NSRI and divers today, 25 July. Andre Fraser, NSRI Mossel Bay station commander, said at 9.55 am… Continue reading

Mick Fanning talks about shark attack – latest update

“I was just sitting there and I felt something grab or get stuck in my leg rope and I instantly just jumped away,” is how Mick Fanning, three-time WSL Champion and defending event… Continue reading

Mick Fanning attacked by sharks at JBay Open – update with photos, video link

The World Class surfing event, the JBay Open, was stopped at Jeffreys Bay today, 19 July,  after top Australian surfing star, Mick Fanning from Australia was attacked by two sharks during a line-up… Continue reading

NSRI PE assists three fishermen on rubber duck

NSRI Port Elizabeth assisted three fishermen on a rubber duck that experienced mechanical failure last night. The incident happened offshore of St Georges Strand and NSRI volunteer duty crew were activated at 8.20… Continue reading

Humansdorp women cops raising funds for rhino for Mandela Day

Humansdorp women cops will be raising funds for Hope the Survivor rhino as part of the 67 minutes in honour of  the late Nelson Mandela, whose Birthday is on 18 July. Photo of… Continue reading

NSRI recues teenager injured while sand boarding

A 13 year-old boy injured while sand boarding at Knysna had to be rescued by the local NSRI volunteer duty crew this afternoon, 15 July. The teenager who suffered a knee injury, had… Continue reading

St Francis Today news letter to be launched

A new News Letter for St Francis residents, home owners and lovers of the area far and wide will be launched daily from this week, from tomorrow. St Francis Chronicle, in collaboration with… Continue reading

Princess Charlene sponsors Tsitsikamma Academy

Princess Charlene of Monaco has sponsored Sea Rescue’s WaterWise Academy in the Tsisikamma. The sponsorship has been made possible by the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation which supports children on an international scale… Continue reading