National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI)

The NSRI has 41 bases around South Africa’s coast, a fleet of 106 rescue craft, 30 rescue vehicles, 16 quad bikes and 13 tractors, as well as access to a number of helicopters. With these resources, the NSRI answers distress calls from individuals and craft both at sea and on inland waters, with dedication to face almost any weather conditions.

Highlights:

  • The volunteer run non-profit organisation keeping South African waters safe
  • Over 1 000 highly trained volunteers operating out of 41 bases, with 106 rescue craft, 30 rescue vehicles, 16 quad bikes and 13 tractors, as well as access to a number of helicopters

The NSRI answers distress calls from individuals and craft both at sea and on inland waters