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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

Shout 14.45 📟 – Launch 96/18

September 2nd, 2018

Atlantic 85 lifeboat was launched on service under the command of our newest helm, Sam Williams who had passed his helm assessment just 20 hours prior to being paged. The lifeboat was launched to a

Shout 06.53 📟 – Launch 95/18

September 2nd, 2018

UK Coastguard requested the attendance of our crew to provide casualty care for a person who had fallen at the slipway at Porthcawl Harbour. The crew provided casualty care and assisted Welsh Ambulance Service paramedics

Shout 01.41 📟 – Launch 94/18

August 21st, 2018

Our D Class lifeboat was launched in the early hours to a report of a person in the water at Trecco Bay. Upon arrival on scene information was received that South Wales Police had located

Shout 10.48 📟 – Launch 92+93/18

August 20th, 2018

Both our lifeboats were launched on service to assist with a multi agency incident in the Southerndown area.

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We Need Your Support: We are independent of the Coastguard and separate from government. 92% of our total income comes from donations like yours.

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All the Latest News

Porthcawl’s Newest Helm Called Into Action

September 10th, 2018

Porthcawl’s newest RNLI volunteer helm, Sam Williams took command of the Atlantic 85 lifeboat just 20 hours after his helm passout,

Porthcawl RNLI to feature in new series of popular TV documentary

September 5th, 2018

The volunteer lifeboat crew of Porthcawl RNLI will be on TV screens next week as they feature in the latest episode

Porthcawl RNLI Looking Forward To First Fashion And Food Festival

August 31st, 2018

The Porthcawl Fashion and Food Festival 2018 is due to start from Monday 3rd September with the first event being held

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 4th Annual Charity Walk

September 9th, 2018

Porthcawl Fashion and Food Festival 2018

September 3rd, 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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