Sailor lost at sea and two men rescued off Port Alfred  

A 47 year-old Filipino crewman fell overboard offshore of Port Alfred on Sunday and is still missing. Two other crewmen were rescued by East London NSRI. Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London station commander, said at 11 am on 15 June volunteer sea rescue duty crew were placed on alert by Transnet National Ports Authority following…

Trip to Madagascar aborted after yacht runs aground off Transkei

An NSRI Plett volunteer, his wife and their dog on a pleasure cruise to Madagascar managed to swim safely ashore after their yacht, Boundless,  hit a reef then ran aground in heavy seas off Transkei this morning, 4 August. Graham and Sheryl Anley, and their Jack-Russel dog, Rosie, all wearing life-jackets – the dog wearing a…

East London man missing, yacht and crew towed to port

A 22 year-old East London man is missing in the East London surf . Despite despite an extensive search he has not been found. Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London station commander, said this afternoon, 15 February, NSRI East London volunteer duty crew responded to Eastern Beach following reports of two people in difficulty in the…