National Sea Rescue Institute News

eThekwini mayor sends condolences after UK mayor's scuba diving death

According to the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI), the 61-year-old went into cardiac arrest after surfacing from the dive.

Times Live , South Africa Jan 14, 2019

WATCH: Man desperately tries to save beached dolphin

DEA guidelines require members of the public to contact the National Sea Rescue Institute, which will dispatch the appropriate authorities to assess the animal's condition before attempting to refloat it.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 14, 2019

Mayor of Cambridge in the UK dies in KZN after scuba dive

Mayor Nigel Gawthrope, 61, was on a dive charter boat on Friday when the alarm was raised on his condition, National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) commander Kevin Fourie said on Sunday.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 14, 2019

British mayor confirmed dead after scuba diving tragedy in Durban

It was confirmed on Friday by The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) that the 61-year-old had passed away after suffering from a heart attack shortly after resurfacing.

The South African , South Africa Jan 14, 2019

British mayor dies while scuba diving near Durban

According to the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI), the 61-year-old went into cardiac arrest after surfacing from the dive.

Times Live , South Africa Jan 14, 2019

Man dies after attempting to save disabled teen from drowning at Wolfgat Nature Reserve

Vaughn Seconds, the station commander of the Strandfontein branch of the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) revealed, on Wednesday, that a 29-year-old man died after attempting to save a young teen from drowning at the Wolfgat Nature Reserve in Mitchell’s Plain.

The South African , South Africa Jan 10, 2019

Man drowns while helping to save girl in Cape Town

National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) Strandfontein station commander Vaughn Seconds said: “Despite extensive efforts by paramedics to resuscitate the 29-year-old man, sadly he was declared deceased on the scene.” Seconds said paramedics took the girl and the other man, who is in his 30s, to hospital.

Times Live , South Africa Jan 10, 2019

Man (29) dies after attempt to rescue teen from drowning

The National Sea Rescue Institute’s Craig Lambinon says: “It’s believed the female was swimming.

EWN , South Africa Jan 9, 2019

Man dies while trying to save girl, 13, from drowning at sea

"The 13-year-old female, believed to be a disabled person, and the man aged in his 30's were transported to hospital by EMS ambulance in serious but stable conditions suffering non-fatal drowning symptoms," National Sea Rescue Institute’s (NSRI) Craig Lambinon said in a statement on Wednesday.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 9, 2019

Police investigate after man drowns while on fishing trip with children

According to National Sea Rescue Institute spokesperson Craig Lambon, the man went fishing with his three children: It’s reported that the 45-year-old man and his three children, two girls aged 16 and seven and a boy aged five, launched a small boat to go fishing, and while fishing the boat capsized.” After the alarm was raised, nearby civilians attempted a rescue operation.

EWN , South Africa Jan 5, 2019