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Around 190 people die each year at the UK and Irish Coasts.

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Latest Shouts

Shout 18.10 📟 – Launch 45/17

July 8th, 2017

Whilst on a training exercise our volunteers spotted a fisherman who was cut off by the tide on a rocky outcrop near Ogmore By Sea with just over an hour until high water. Unfortunately he

Shout 14.05 📟 – Launch 44/17

June 29th, 2017

Our volunteers were paged by UK Coastguard following concerns for a despondent elderly male at Porthcawl Pier. Our volunteers stood by onboard our D Class lifeboat until the casualty was safely in the care of

Shout 14.34 📟 – Launch 42/17

June 21st, 2017

D Class launched at the request of UK Coastguard to 2 fisherman who were cut off by the tide at Witches Point, Southerndown. The casualties were brought onboard the lifeboat and transferred across to the

Shout 20.41 📟 – Launch 43/17

June 21st, 2017

D Class lifeboat launched to a multi agency incident at Llantwit Major Beach.

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All the Latest News

Safety warning after man suffers serious injury in Porthcawl

June 20th, 2017

The RNLI and Bridgend Council have warned people of the dangers of jumping into water from height – or tombstoning –

Seventy Years on we Remember the Maritime Tragedy at Sker Point

April 24th, 2017

A service was held at All Saints Church, Porthcawl and at the memorial plaque in the rocks at Sker Point over

Maesteg’s Mr RNLI retires at age 89

March 30th, 2017

Ken Lewis an RNLI volunteer fund raiser has decided to retire from active service due to mobility issues after almost 40

OUR VEHICLES

MEET THE MONSTER

Get acquainted with our Talus Tractor with a full list of specifications

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Latest Events

3rd Porthcawl RNLI Charity Walk

September 10th, 2017

Know the risks:

risk-shock

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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