NSRI 50th Anniversary Celebrations

From : May 2017


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This year Sea Rescue celebrates its 50th anniversary and its Officers and crews are using this as an opportunity to reconnect with all old friends, colleagues and supporters as well as make new friends. They have a series of Open Days planned around the country and the AGM is held in Cape Town on 12 June.


NSRI was founded in 1967 after 17 fishermen lost their lives after a treacherous storm off Still Bay. A swimming teacher, Miss Pattie Price, in Simon’s Town, heard of the tragedy and was moved as she herself had been rescued by the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institute) in the UK as a child. She began writing letters to the newspaper and calling for funding for a res