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FLOAT TO LIVE. IF YOU FALL INTO THE WATER GIVE YOURSELF A FLOATING CHANCE.

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Around 190 people die each year at the UK and Irish Coasts.

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Latest Shouts

Launch 108/18 – 📟 10.30

November 25th, 2018

Whilst on training exercise our volunteer crew onboard our Atlantic 85 lifeboat were flagged down by a windsurfer to the east of Hutchwns Point. He was experiencing difficulties due to the tide and wind conditions

Launch 106+107/18 – 📟 16.32

November 23rd, 2018

Both lifeboats launched on service to conduct a search. All resolved and lifeboats were stood down and returned to station.

Launch 105/18 – 📟 13.40

November 4th, 2018

Porthcawl's Atlantic 85 lifeboat was launched following a report of persons cut off by the tide at Newton Point. UK Coastguard had been alerted to the incident by Porthcawl NCI who had seen someone attempting

Launch 103+104/18 – 📟 09.27

October 29th, 2018

Our volunteers launched both lifeboats to conduct a search and assist with a multi-agency incident.

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All the Latest News

Porthcawl RNLI Volunteer Wins Bravery Award

November 27th, 2018

Following his nomination to the Bridge FM Radio ‘Young Achievers Award 2018’ which was supported by Bridgend College, Porthcawl’s Ieuan Walmsley-Williams

BBC Wales Weatherman Derek Brockway Visits Porthcawl RNLI

November 14th, 2018

We were delighted to have a visit from BBC Wales weatherman, Derek Brockway earlier today. Derek was in Porthcawl filming for

Porthcawl Deputy Launch Authority Attends Cenotaph for #ArmisticeDay100

November 11th, 2018

Porthcawl RNLI’s Deputy Launch Authority, Stephen Jones was honoured to be amongst RNLI crew from across the UK and Ireland at

OUR VEHICLES

MEET THE MONSTER

Get acquainted with our Talus Tractor with a full list of specifications

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Latest Events

Porthcawl RNLI Carol Service

December 12th, 2018

Know the risks:

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The temperature of our waters can steal the air from your lungs and leave you helpless in seconds.

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Around half the people who drown slip, trip or fall into the water. They don’t expect to get wet.

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Our waters are dangerously unpredictable with waves, tides and hidden currents that can catch you out.

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