RESPECT THE WATER

IF YOU FALL INTO WATER UNEXPECTEDLY FIGHT YOUR INSTINCT. RELAX AND FLOAT ON YOUR BACK. FLOAT TO LIVE.

IF YOU SEE SOMEONE IN TROUBLE AT THE COAST, CALL 999 OR 112 AND 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

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Latest Shouts

LAUNCH 82/19 – 📟 4.24PM

September 14th, 2019

UK Coastguard requested the launch of our Atlantic 85 lifeboat to a broken down fishing boat with two people onboard near the Kenfig Patches buoy. The boat was taken under tow and back to the

Launch 80+81/19 – 📟 4.58pm

September 1st, 2019

UK Coastguard tasked our volunteer crew to a person in the water. Initial information was unclear as to whether the location was Newton Point or Rhych Point. Both our Atlantic 85 and D Class lifeboats

Launch 78+79/19 – 📟 7.21pm

August 30th, 2019

UK Coastguard tasked our volunteer crew to a report of a person cut off by the tide south east  of Witches Point. Both the Atlantic 85 and D Class lifeboats were launched on service and

Launch 77/19 – 📟 6.08pm

August 30th, 2019

UK Coastguard tasked our volunteer crew to two children reported to be in difficulty at Trecco Bay. The D Class lifeboat was launched on service but was stood down shortly after launching when it was

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All the Latest News

Two rescues by Porthcawl RNLI to feature in BBC TV Documentary

September 19th, 2019

The volunteer lifeboat crew of Porthcawl RNLI will return to the small screen again next week as two rescues they carried

Three Welsh RNLI stations to feature in new series of popular TV documentary

August 31st, 2019

The volunteer lifeboat crews of Porthcawl, Barry Dock and Penarth RNLI will all take to the small screen next week as

Porthcawl RNLI September Events

August 29th, 2019

During September we have a fantastic range of events taking place all in support of Porthcawl RNLI. The Porthcawl Fashion and

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 5th Annual Charity Walk

September 8th, 2019

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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