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IF YOU FALL INTO WATER, FIGHT YOUR INSTINCT TO SWIM. FLOAT TO LIVE.

FOR COASTAL EMERGENCIES DIAL 999 – 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

Philip Missen MBE | Lifeboat Operations Manager

Latest Shouts

Shout 16.13 📟 – Launch 59+60/18

June 13th, 2018

Both lifeboats launched to a multi agency incident and provided support to other emergency services.

Shout 15.20 📟 – Launch 58/18

June 9th, 2018

Our volunteers were paged by UK Coastguard following a report they’d received from National Coastwatch Institution - Porthcawl. Porthcawl NCI had been monitoring two people on a kayak who were making very slow progress against the

Shout 15.20 📟 – Launch 57/18

June 5th, 2018

Our volunteer crew were paged by UK Coastguard after National Coastwatch Institution - Porthcawl reported a kite surfer who appeared to be in difficulty off the end of Porthcawl Pier. He was attempting to swim and drag

Shout 17.07 📟 – Launch 55+56/18

June 1st, 2018

UK Coastguard paged our crew after a Stand Up Paddleboarder (SUP) contacted them to report he was in thick fog somewhere in proximity to Sker Point. He had set out earlier that day from Langland

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All the Latest News

RNLI named Host City Community Partner of Volvo Ocean Race Cardiff Stopover

May 17th, 2018

The RNLI is delighted to announce that it has been named Host City Community Partner of the round the world yacht

Two Males Stranded on Rocks at Newton Point Rescued

May 16th, 2018

UK Coastguard requested the launch of our lifeboats at 15:43 after receiving multiple 999 calls. Waves were starting to break over

Porthcawl RNLI Volunteer will be at Windsor Castle for the Royal Wedding

May 14th, 2018

Helmsman Chris Page has received a very special invitation. He will be one of 1200 public guests at the wedding of

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

#RescueFest2018

July 22nd, 2018

Know the risks:

risk-shock

The temperature of our waters can steal the air from your lungs and leave you helpless in seconds.

risk-intowater

Around half the people who drown slip, trip or fall into the water. They don’t expect to get wet.

risk-rip

Our waters are dangerously unpredictable with waves, tides and hidden currents that can catch you out.

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