German Diver Critical after Diving Accident

Geremiah Jackson, NSRI Shelly Beach station commander, said; "At 09h46, Friday, 26th June, NSRI Shelly Beach duty crew were activated following a request for medical assistance from a dive charter boat reporting that they were heading towards Shelly Beach conducting Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) efforts on a 42 year old female diver who suffered a dive accident while scuba-diving at Protea Banks. "It appears that the female (a German Doctor) was amongst divers who were descending on a scuba-dive when the female diver encountered … [Read more...]

Child missing and boat assisted

Pieter Coetzee, NSRI Shelly Beach station commander, said; "At 13h05 on Wednesday 2 July, NSRI Shelly Beach volunteer sea rescue duty crew were activated following a request from Police Search and Rescue to assist in a search for a 7 year old male child reportedly swept out to sea by rip currents at Lucien Point, Margate on the South Coast, KwaZulu-Natal. "Our NSRI Shelly Beach volunteer sea rescue duty crew launched our sea rescue craft CALTEX CHALLENGER II and responded. "On arrival on-scene NSRI joined the SA Police Services, Police … [Read more...]