Sea Rescue

The National Sea Rescue Institute of South Africa is dedicated to assisting people in distress both at sea and on inland waters. The NSRI is amongst the world’s oldest sea rescue organisations, the NSRI is proud of its non-racial and non-sexist conduct. The Institute relies solely upon fully trained volunteers to keep South African waters safe.

South Africa's National Sea Rescue Institute is a fully registered company” with “Sec. 21 company, incorporated not for gain”. . It is a member of the International Lifeboat Federation, and of the SASAR (South African Search and Rescue Organisation) Maritime Sub-Committee. The Institute’s head office is situated in Portswood Ridge in the V&A Waterfront. There are three regional offices: in Durban, in Port Elizabeth and in Johannesburg, with a total of 15 paid staff members nationally.

You can become an official shore crew member!

As a regular supporter of the National Sea Rescue Institute, you will not only help save many lives, you will also stand 5 chances of winning R10 000 every month! And you can achieve all this with a minimum monthly donation of only R25 (per entry) - not bad for such a small investment!

Because the NSRI is a non-profit organisation, we rely solely on the generosity of caring people like you to finance our lifesaving operations. The free services of volunteers enable us to provide help and safety where it is needed and donations take care of craft maintenance and fuel costs. Which means that every contribution you make goes directly towards our rescue missions.

What's more, because your support is so valuable to us, you will also stand a chance of winning R100 000 in our annual draw! So, apart from the fact that you will help us keep our South African waters safe, you will also be entitled to an automatic entry into all monthly NSRI competitions for the duration of your membership.

To be a part of the above, and become a member, visit our website here: www.nsri.org.za/new/Ways_to_give.asp. Click on the "Monthly Draw" icon for more information.


Visit National Sea Rescue Institute on the web at www.nsri.org.za
Contact National Sea Rescue Institute
(021) 425 2225
P.O. Box 154, Green Point, 8051