Parents urged to be vigilant on beach days

Authorities are urging parents and caregivers to be vigilant when out with children on the city’s beaches over the next two days. Historically, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day are the two biggest beach days in Cape Town. The City’s Recreation and Parks Department will have lifeguards on duty throughout[…]

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How to ensure your child’s safety at the beach

In the past week, five children have died in water across the Cape. This has become a source of concern for authorities, and the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) has released a list of safety measures for parents to follow to ensure children have fun at the beach, and remain[…]

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Rescue workers trying to locate missing teen in Cape Town

Rescue crews are still trying to locate the body of a missing 18-year-old man at Rocklands Beach in Cape Town. The bodies of three other teenagers have already been recovered in a widespread search. The teenagers disappeared in the sea late on Sunday afternoon. The search was temporarily called off on Tuesday[…]

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Nine-year-old drowns in Kleinmond

While Capetonians are still reeling from shock after four children drowned at Rocklands Beach on Sunday, yet another life has been claimed by the seas. The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) released a statement on Tuesday evening saying a 9-year-old boy swimming with his friends was reported missing in the[…]

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Bodies wash up on Cape beach

The extended search for two missing people who were presumed to have drowned may finally be at an end after two bodies were discovered washed up on Mnandi Beach today, November 21. NSRI has been combing the sea to find two male swimmers aged 17 and 25 who went missing[…]

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NSRI search for missing 26-year-old

The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) is continuing the search for a man who disappeared into the surf at Table View Beach in the late hours of Sunday evening. According to Craig Lambinon, an NSRI spokesperson, the Police Dive Unit – along with NSRI Melkbosstrand, Fire and Rescue Services and[…]

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Child swept out to sea at Strand beach still missing

Rescue services continue to look for a child, believed to be 12-years-old, who disappeared in the surf on Saturday, August 24 at a beach in Strand. Alan Meiklejohn, NSRI Strand station commander, said at 2.36pm NSRI Strand duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports[…]

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