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

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Porthcawl RNLI wish to thank Porthcawl Christmas Morning Swim for the generous donation from the 2015 ‘Swim’ which has sponsored this website and webcam

Philip Missen MBE | Lifeboat Operations Manager

Latest Shouts

RNLI Shout 17.16 📟

May 21st, 2017

Our D Class was launched following concerns by lifeguards at Sandy Bay for a kite surfer. They no longer had visual and he had been out of sight for sometime. Porthcawl NCI also Had no

RNLI Shout 11.46 📟

May 17th, 2017

Our volunteers launched both lifeboats to provide casualty care and assist our colleagues from Porthcawl Coastguard team with a casualty at Sker Point. The casualty had fallen and sustained head injuries. Our volunteers provided casualty

RNLI Shout 20.41 📟

May 10th, 2017

Our crew onboard the Atlantic 85 lifeboat were diverted from their training exercise yesterday evening and tasked by UK Coastguard to conduct a search of the area between Sker Point and the long arm at

RNLI Shout 20.23 📟

May 9th, 2017

Our volunteers were paged by UK Coastguard following concerns for an elderly gentlemen with dementia reported missing from Trecco Bay Caravan Park. We were stood down before launching as the person was located safe and

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All the Latest News

Seventy Years on we Remember the Maritime Tragedy at Sker Point

April 24th, 2017

A service was held at All Saints Church, Porthcawl and at the memorial plaque in the rocks at Sker Point over

Maesteg’s Mr RNLI retires at age 89

March 30th, 2017

Ken Lewis an RNLI volunteer fund raiser has decided to retire from active service due to mobility issues after almost 40

Porthcawl: Busiest RNLI Inshore Lifeboat Station in Wales 2016

March 29th, 2017

Figures released by the RNLI today show Porthcawl RNLI crew were again Wales' busiest inshore lifeboat station during 2016 in terms

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Latest Events

Samtampa and Mumbles Lifeboat Memorial Service

April 22nd, 2017

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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