National Sea Rescue Institute
National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) is a voluntary non-profit organization in South Africa tasked with saving lives at sea. It was founded in 1967 and is affiliated with SASAR (South African Search and Rescue Organisation).
It consists of 32 coastal stations and 3 inland stations serviced by 980 volunteers equipped with 92 rescue craft and 27 vehicles. The NSRI works closely with other Search and rescue organisations in South Africa, including the South African Search and Rescue Organisation, VEMA High Angle Rescue in KwaZulu Natal, the South African Navy and the South African Air Force to coordinate air-sea rescue as well as rescue on land.