[cape_town] - New generation search, rescue vessels give NSRI a boost

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The official welcoming party of the took place at Quay 4 on Saturday, where about 400 guests joined the team to celebrate the new sophisticated rescue vessels’ inclusion in the volunteer organisation’s search and rescue fleet.

After a two-year build project, the vessels were successfully delivered to Cape Town at no charge by NSRI’s local partner, Safmarine, on March 28.

NSRI spokesperson Craig Lambinon said: “Our fleet of 10m and 12m rescue vessels (known as class 1 rescue vessels) are ready to be retired.

“Our commitment to our volunteer crew is to provide top-class rescue boats suited to the severe conditions in which we operate.”...

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