National Sea Rescue Institute

NSRI

Extremely dedicated organisation with a far reaching effect on the safety of our coastline

COMPANY NAME National Sea Rescue
LOCATION 1 Glengariff Rd, Three
Anchor Bay, Cape Town
WEBSITE www.nsri.org.za
CONTACT Tel: 021 434 4011
Fax:021 434 1661
EMAIL [email protected]
FOUNDING DATE 1967
BRAND
AMBASSADORS
Mark Bayly
Greg Bertish
Luca Gallarelli
Billy Harker
Dawid Mocke
Ryk Neethling
Steve Pike

2017 KEY STATISTICS
Volunteers 1 132
Rescue Operations 1 050
People Rescued 1 224
Animals 21
Children Taught 367 857
Training Hours 5 786
Operational Hours 2 723
Rescue Bases 37
Rescue Crafts 87
Rescue Vehicles 27
Quad Bikes 16
Tractors 12
COMPANY PARTNERS
Oceana Group Airports company South Africa
Standard Bank South African Maritime Safety Authority
ebmpapst Saldanha Sales and Marketing
I&J Italtile limited
Absa DHL
NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (INDEPENDENT) Ronnie Stein (Chairman
Dave Robins (Deputy
Randall Titus
Viola Manuel
Brad Geyser
NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (APPOINTED) Mark MacLean representing ACSA
Karl Otto representing SAMSA
EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS Dr Cleeve Robertson (CEO)
Mark Hughes (Operations)
Mark Koning (Finance)
Meriel Bartlett (FundraisingMarketing Communications)
COMPANY SECRETARY Chris Wilson
Kilgetty
HONORARY LIFE GOVENORS Dave Abromowitz
Peter Bacon
Chris Hudson
Hennie Taljaard
Ian Strachan,
Ian Hamilton 
Captain Keith Burchell
Howard Godfrey
Rob Stirrat
Allan Cramb
Ian Wienburg
Brian Hustler
Eddie Noyons
Michael Patterson
Mike Elliot
Dave Roberts 
Clive Shamley
SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLE FOLLOWERS
Facebook NSRI 39 967
Twitter @NSRI 7 329
Instagram @searescuesa 3 221

Accomplishments:

  • 2018 IMRF (International Maritime Rescue Federation) award for Innovation and Technology
  • 2017 runner up in the IMRF (International Maritime Rescue Federation) award for Outstanding Team Contribution (NSRI water safety education programme)
  • 2018 Integrated Report Award (Winner of NPO category)
  • 2017 Integrated Report Merit Award
  • 2015 Integrated Report Merit Award
  • 2014 Integrated Report Award (Winner of NPO category)
  • 2017 Best of Reel for TV ad
  • 2014 Most Trusted Brand
  • 2013 SAPPI PICA Award for Sea Rescue Magazine
  • 2009 SAPPI PICA Award for Sea Rescue Magazine
  • 2007 SAPPI PICA Award for Sea Rescue Magazine
  • Over 2 million children, across South Africa have been taught basic water safety by the organisation.
  • Ambassador of France to South Africa, H.E. Mr. Christophe Farnaud on 19 November 2018 bestowed the insignia of Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite Maritime on Mr. Craig Lambinon, NSRI Spokesman

NSRI values the safety of South Africans. They combine their love for the sea and their commitment to help others to serve and support thousands of people.



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The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) is a non-profit organisation run entirely by unpaid volunteers who are dedicated to saving lives on South African waters. The organisation monitors both inland dams and South Africa coastlines. Mitsubishi provides the NSRI with patrol vehicles to transport volunteers, equipment and boats.

For more information on the NSRI, visit:

NSRI Website

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