NSRI Media Release - 2013
SEA RESCUE – National – Wednesday, 04th December, 2013. Water Safety Message from WaterWise Academy:
The WaterWise Academy is the proactive educational initiative of the National Sea Rescue Institute. The full time Instructors have taught over 435 388 children about water safety since its inception in 2006.
Nine full time Instructors are based around South Africa and visit the classrooms of previously disadvantaged schools. Currently the WaterWise Instructors are based in Soweto, Eshowe, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Eden (Garden Route), Ceres, Paarl, Gugulethu & Khayaletsha and Mitchells Plain.
Entering the Knysna Heads
The entrance to Knysna Lagoon must be approached with due care and attention to local conditions. If the following information is adhered to then the entry should be safe and easy.
It must be borne in mind, however, that the vessel’s skipper takes ultimate responsibility for any decisions concerning navigation through the Heads and within the lagoon.
Skippers entering Knysna Lagoon must be in possession of a relevant chart. This will provide information on the safe passage through the Heads.