NSRI St Francis Bay tows boat in difficulty to safety

A rubber duck with two men on board that had a motor failure was towed safely to shore yesterday by St Francis Bay NSRI volunteer duty crew. Marc May, NSRI St Francis Bay station commander, said at 8.30 pm  on 12 April 2014, the NSRI duty crew were activated after eye-witnesses reported a rubber duck…

SFB NSRI annual awards evening – photo gallery

A most pleasant evening of celebrations, fun and camaraderie was experienced by the crew from NSRI Station 21 at  St Francis Links last night (23 November) when the Annual Awards event was held. Meriel Bartlett, Executive Director from NSRI Head Quarters in Cape Town, made a surprise visit to join in the evening to present…

Local NSRI tries desperately to save boy from drowning

A St Francis Bay sea rescue volunteer has become a local hero following his desperate attempts to save the life of an 11 year-old youngster who drowned at the Cove yesterday evening. Phil Smith, son of Terry Smith, who has been with the NSRI St Francis Bay for a year, was only a few swim…

NSRI St Francis Bay commander and volunteers commended

NSRI St Francis Bay, station commander, Marc May, has been commended for all the great sea rescue efforts he and the local sea rescue volunteers at Station 21, are doing to save lives. In making the commendation at an impromptu visit to St Francis Bay, Ian Wienburg, the CEO of National Sea Rescue, also discussed…