Stories From People Who Have Launched A Legacy

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To say that Steve loved the ocean is such an understatement. I still see him playing in the waves with or without a boogie board. As long as he was in the ocean, he was happy. During one of our holidays in KZN, he saw a lady in trouble in the sea and rescued her. […]

“The NSRI rescued my family in 1967 off the coast of Three Anchor Bay when our leisure craft caught alight at sea. It was their first boat, I recall vividly, a rubber duck! Ever since then we have supported the NSRI.” Marco van Embden, Cape Town The above photo is of the late Henry Van […]

“Our Mom loved swimming, the sea and was a great fan and supporter of the NSRI. Consequently, when we heard about the NSRI Launch A Launch campaign, we thought it would be something she would have loved, and we love the idea of her continuing to be involved with saving lives, the NSRI and the […]

“My husband, Mike Drake, loved the sea and was a passionate yachtsman.  The NSRI assisted him in 2005 when he had a heart attack while bidding farewell to the ‘Clippers’.  When I saw the Launch a  Legacy campaign I thought this was the perfect way to honour him.” Di Drake – KZN