A little girl was found alone in her father’s car after he went swimming in the False Bay surf on Sunday and never returned. According to Vaughn Seconds, National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) Strandfontein station commander, the NSRI Strandfontein duty crew was activated at around 12:14 following reports from City[…]
A layard’s beaked whale appears to have been successfully returned to the deep sea after it was found floundering near the Struisbaai Harbour on the Southern Cape coast, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said on Saturday. NSRI Agulhas duty crew were activated at 3.40pm on Friday afternoon following eyewitness[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
The body of a 16-year-old boy was found in the surf at Rocklands Beach in Sea Point, Cape Town, on Monday afternoon. This followed shortly after the body of a 15-year-old girl was found in the same area by the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI). The NSRI said on Sunday they[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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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