Stretcher Puts South African Rescue Service in Line for Top Award

The International Maritime Rescue Foundation has earned the National Sea Rescue Institute a finalist spot for an international maritime award for a floating stretcher designed to extricate hikers.

The Purpose Designed Rescue Stretcher with (picture centre): NSRI Plettenberg station commander, Marc Rodgers. (and picture left): the manufacturer of the rescue stretcher, Marcus van Deventer. (and picture right): NSRI Plettenberg Bay coxswain, Robbie Gibson.

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