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

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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 19.28 📟 – Launch 78/18

July 15th, 2018

UK Coastguard paged our volunteer crew following a report they had received of persons stuck on the cliffs near Southerndown. Once the lifeboat arrived on scene the crew established the persons were experienced climbers using

Shout 19.28 📟 – Launch 77/18

July 15th, 2018

Atlantic 85 launched following a report made to UK Coastguard of a jet ski which had overturned and was being towed another jet ski. Upon arriving at the scene in Newton Bay it was established

Shout 19.01 📟 – Launch 76/18

July 14th, 2018

Our volunteers were paged by UK Coastguard following a report they'd received from Porthcawl NCI of two people cut off by the tide in Dunraven Bay, with an hour still to go until high water.

Shout 16.48 📟 – Launch 75/18

July 14th, 2018

Our volunteers were paged by UK Coastguard to rescue a person in the water off Newton Point. The casualty had been swept by the current around the point from Trecco Bay and was being assisted

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All the Latest News

Two Different Rescues For Porthcawl RNLI Volunteers

July 9th, 2018

The weekend proved a busy time for Porthcawl RNLI Lifeboat volunteers. At 19:21 on Saturday evening the crew received an ‘immediate

Porthcawl RNLI prepares for #RescueFest2018

July 4th, 2018

Volunteers at Porthcawl RNLI are busy making final preparations for their exciting RescueFest event to be held on Sunday 22nd July.

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

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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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