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    NSRI rescues divers on rubber duck

    The St Francis Bay NSRI responded to eye witness accounts of a rubber duck in difficulty near Cape ST Francis on Saturday evening around 8.30 pm. Apparently 6 men were onboard the rubber duck which was drifting towards the shore and a rocky section of coastline. “Our sea rescue duty crew launched the SPIRIT OF […]

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    Paddlers rescued in St Francis – JBay ski challenge

    The Pam Golding down wind surf-ski challenge, between St Francis Bay and Jeffreys Bay, turned out to be a real challenge on Saturday as strong winds caught the paddlers en route to JBay. The event started off with wind conditions of 18 knots but shortly into the challenge the wind picked up to 45 knots […]

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    House fire in St Francis Bay

    18 July 2013 Yesterday evening, the NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from a local security company reporting a house on fire on the beach front in Lovemore Crescent, St Francis Bay, opposite Bruce’s Beauties (a popular surf spot). “St Francis Bay Fire and Rescue Services were already […]

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    Child drowns in St Francis Bay

    At lunchtime today, theNSRI St Francis Bay sea rescue duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at The Cove, in the canals at St Francis Bay. An off-duty NSRI St Francis Bay crew member who was nearby to the scene at the time, was alerted by bystanders that a child, aged […]

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    Chokka fisherman rescued by NSRI

    At Plettenberg Bay’s Robberg Beach a teenager was rescued from the surf by bystanders (including construction workers from a nearby construction site) after getting into difficulty in the surf yesterday. NSRI Plettenberg Bay volunteer duty crew responded to the scene aboard the sea rescue craft Airlink Rescuer and stabilized the teenager who was transported to […]

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    Chokka fisherman rescued at sea near Jeffreys Bay

    The NSRI St Francis Bay volunteer sea rescue duty crew were activated yesterday afternoon, following a request for medical assistance from the Chokka fishing boat Sea Shells who reported a crew member was suffering a suspected stroke. “We launched our sea rescue craft Spirit of St Francis II accompanied by a 24/7 ambulance services paramedic […]

  • NSRI for Jeffreys Bay

    The first NSRI practice took place in Jeffreys Bay on Sunday. Two Jet Ski’s were donated to Station 21 which is based in St Francis Bay a short while ago and one of these Jet ski’s will be permanently stationed in J’Bay. There is a need for a rapid response from Jeffreys Bay and this […]

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