RESPECT THE WATER

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.

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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

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Latest Shouts

Launch 91+92/19 – 📟 6.30pm

October 14th, 2019

Both Porthcawl lifeboats were launched to assist with a multi agency incident in the Vale of Glamorgan area.

Launch 89+90/19 – 📟 4.44pm

October 12th, 2019

Both the Atlantic 85 and D Class lifeboats were tasked by UK Coastguard following reports that a film crew of 12 people were cut off by the tide at Southerndown. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat and

Launch 87+88/19 – 📟 3.21pm

October 12th, 2019

The Atlantic 85 and D Class lifeboats were launched on service following a report a fisherman had been swept out to sea at Ogmore River mouth. Our volunteer crews arrived on scene to find the

Launch 86/19 – 📟 2.05pm

October 8th, 2019

The Atlantic 85 lifeboat was launched in strong wind and rough seas following a report a windsurfer was in difficulty off Newton Point. The lifeboat made best speed in the conditions conducting a search of

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All the Latest News

Two rescues by Porthcawl RNLI to feature in BBC TV Documentary

September 19th, 2019

The volunteer lifeboat crew of Porthcawl RNLI will return to the small screen again next week as two rescues they carried

Three Welsh RNLI stations to feature in new series of popular TV documentary

August 31st, 2019

The volunteer lifeboat crews of Porthcawl, Barry Dock and Penarth RNLI will all take to the small screen next week as

Porthcawl RNLI September Events

August 29th, 2019

During September we have a fantastic range of events taking place all in support of Porthcawl RNLI. The Porthcawl Fashion and

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 5th Annual Charity Walk

September 8th, 2019

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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