IF YOU FALL INTO WATER UNEXPECTEDLY FIGHT YOUR INSTINCT. RELAX AND FLOAT ON YOUR BACK. FLOAT TO LIVE.
IF YOU SEE SOMEONE IN TROUBLE AT THE COAST, CALL 999 OR 112 AND ASK FOR THE COASTGUARD.
Philip Missen MBE | Lifeboat Operations Manager
May 30th, 2020
Tasked by UK Coastguard to a kayaker who had capsized between Newton and Tusker Rock and been unable to get back onto his kayak. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat was launched on service locating the kayaker,
May 28th, 2020
UK Coastguard requested the launch of our D Class lifeboat to a report of a swimmer in difficulty at Trecco Bay. The swimmer had made it to shore requiring no further assistance shortly before the
May 25th, 2020
UK Coastguard requested the launch of both the Atlantic 85 and D Class lifeboats to assist with a multiagency search in the Porthcawl area. All was satisfactorily resolved after around 45 minutes of searching and
April 4th, 2020
UK Coastguard tasked our volunteer crew and Porthcawl Coastguard Team to a report of a person in difficulty around the point at Rest Bay. On arrival on scene, the coastguard team met with the first
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May 29th, 2020
The RNLI in Wales has reacted to the Welsh Government’s plans for easing lockdown with an important safety warning. The Government’s
It might be tempting to head to the coast this weekend, but please remember to follow Government instructions: stay home to
March 26th, 2020
Local gym owner and Porthcawl RNLI crew member Gareth Charnock has launched live online gym classes open to the whole community
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June 14th, 2020