Three Filipino crewmen were evacuated after they were injured while on-board along the Durban coast on Wednesday, 9 June 2021.
The NSRI confirmed that three men have been rescued after a power yacht ran aground on Robben Island on Tuesday 8 June.
The NSRI was called to action on Tuesday after a father and son that were fishing near Doringbaai disappeared. The body of the father was found on Wednesday while the search for the son continues.
NSRI Hermanus said the Cape Town man was wading in shallow water with his nine-year-old grandson when a current swept him away.
Members of the NSRI retrieved the body of a 39-year-old from Hartbeespoort dam on Saturday, with an investigation into the incident launched.
Five men were rescued after two boats collided on Sunday night off the Hout Bay coast, and NSRI teams are still searching for one man.
Police has recovered the body of a 15-year-old girl who drowned in East London. The teen was reportedly swept out to sea by rip currents.
A Search and Rescue vessel was named in honour of Donna Nicholas after she left the NSRI a substantial amount of money in her will.
One man has fatally drowned and another has been hospitalised for treatment of hypothermia after a tender boat capsized in Struisbaai.
Rescue services responded to a swimmer in distress in an emergency situation unfolding at Wilderness on Tuesday afternoon.
A spate of near-fatal incidents off the Cape Town coast has put the NSRI on full alert, and visitors have been told to avoid the Bos 400 shipwreck.
The NSRI are appealing to the public to be cautious following a weekend of multiple serious incidents including fatal drownings.
COVID-19 lockdown has hit the NSRI’s schools programme, with less than half the planned number of children getting water safety lessons.
For the second time in two weeks, a whale has washed up on the southern coast of South Africa – and a shark warning is now in place for Jeffrey’s Bay.
Three men drowned near Kleinmond when their boat capsized overnight. Two teenagers also drowned in strong rip currents along the coast.
Night mission in rough sea conditions sees injured sailor transferred from bulk carrier and taken to Durban for treatment.
A whale carcass that washed ashore at Strandfontein on Saturday could attract sharks, National Sea Rescue Institute warns.
NSRI commended Richards Bay residents Charlie Singh, Nicholas Moodley and the unidentified bystander for rescuing the teenager and Adelene Singh for raising the alarm.
‘Go for it’ is NSRI’s Carmen Long’s simple motto when it comes to achieving what has not been done before.
NSRI appeal to the public to have home safety top of mind during the extended lockdown.
During an ongoing search during the night, there remains no sign of the missing fishermen.
A huge rescue operation is underway as search teams fear for “at least nine missing people” on board a capsized boat near Cape Town.
An 11-year-old girl was critically injured in a boating accident on the Hartbeespoort Dam in the North West and airlifted to hospital on Saturday.
The body of the fourth swimmer who drowned in Sea Point on Sunday, was retrieved from the surf and brought to the family on Wednesday 27 November 2019.
Despite an extensive sea and shoreline search, no sign of the teenager has been found.