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Our organisation exists for the interests of all water users in South Africa. There is a place for everyone to be part of our family whether it’s by simply following our stories, volunteering or funding a project. Whichever way you choose to engage, we will value it dearly and honour your support with discipline, and integrity.
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FUNDRAISING  | Published: 30 July 2023

18th IVS Golf Day: Putt for a Cause

Join the Richards Bay crew for the Island View Shipping Annual Golf Day, which has been raising funds for the NSRI since 2006.

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FUNDRAISING  | Published: 19 July 2023


Enhancing people’s water safety skills to help reduce the risk of drowning is very crucial. Drowning prevention is very important because drowning can happen in any body of water. In South Africa inland locations significantly contribute to the country’s drownings statistics.

FUNDRAISING  | Published: 4 April 2023

12m Lochin vessel for sale, Richards Bay

NSRI's 12m Lochin rescue vessel will become available for sale in Q3/Q4 2023. The vessel's home port is Richards Bay where she has been housed out the water on a launching cradle inside the rescue base boathouse. Her year of launching was 1986 in Durban, and she was manufactured in the UK by Lochin Marine.

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FUNDRAISING  | Published: 28 February 2023

Getting into the swim of things

NSRI volunteers are gearing up for a gruelling, ice-cold swim from Robben Island to Big Bay next month, all to raise funds for water safety education.

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FUNDRAISING  | Published: 28 February 2023

A blessing, indeed

Still Bay’s finest turned out for the blessing of a new rescue craft donated by Western Cape Disaster Management.

FUNDRAISING  | Published: 13 February 2023

NSRI Volunteers swimming to raise funds for Drowning Prevention

20 Volunteers from various NSRI Rescue Bases around Cape Town are raising funds and awareness for our Drowning Prevention programmes by swimming from Robben Island to Big Bay (Blouberg)