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
Our crew were paged by UK Coastguard following a Mayday Call broadcast on channel 16. Both our inshore lifeboats were launched on service and conducted a search of the area between Sker Point and Witches Point.
Our Atlantic 85 lifeboat (which was in the process of launching on training exercise) received an immediate tasking from UK Coastguard to assist a windsurfer in difficulty off Newton beach. The windsurfer was taken onboard the lifeboat
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