NSRI raises R68 560 in golf fundraiser

(By Bev Mortimer)  A whopping R68 560 was raised today in the annual NSRI St Francis Bay golf day, held at St Francis Links. There were 376 golfers taking part in this fun  event that was handled with aplomb by professional MC, Jo Brown. Preceding prize giving there was an auction with fabulous prizes being…

NSRI volunteers drop golf clubs to rescue fisherman

Just after noon today NSRI St Francis Bay volunteer sea rescue duty crew were activated following a request for medical assistance from the chokka fishing boat, Lazarus, reporting a 50 year-old Port Elizabeth crewman on board suffering a suspected CVA (Cerebro Vascular Accident – a Stroke). “They were deep sea off Jeffreys Bay at the…

Be careful when navigating the Kromme River

Boaters warned to be cautious navigating the Kromme River. During September members of the Kromme Joint River Committee together with Coastal Care and two chainsaw men from Kouga Municipality started clearing up the forest of trees that were deposited in the Sand River Delta during the July floods. Because all the work had to be…

Spring tide on Christmas weekend – be careful around water

Tides will be extreme and the currents stronger than usual because of the spring tide this Christmas weekend. As people will be flocking to the beach the NSRI urges beach goers to be ultra careful and for parents to keep a close watch on their children. Before setting off to the beach, river or dam,…