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

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Latest Shouts

RNLI Shout 18.24

August 18th, 2016

Our volunteers launched both our lifeboats on service to reports of 2 persons cut off by the tide near Temple Bay at Southerndown. Several 999 calls were made to Milford Haven Coastguard by concerned members

RNLI Shout 16.16

August 7th, 2016

Both our Atlantic 85 and D Class were launched on service to reports of a capsized vessel in the area of Monknash. Both lifeboats conducted an extensive search of the area along with Llantwit Major

RNLI Shout 12.51

August 7th, 2016

Our Atlantic 85 was launched on service to a surfer in difficulties at Rest Bay. The surfer had been swept from the main bay by a rip current and was being assisted by an RNLI

RNLI Shout 10.50

August 7th, 2016

Our Atlantic 85 was diverted whilst on training exercise to assist 2 kayakers in difficulties off Newton Point. Casualties were taken onboard the lifeboat  and transferred back to the beach at Newton.


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All the Latest News

Two People Cut Off by Incoming Tide

August 18th, 2016

Porthcawl’s RNLI lifeboat crews were paged at 18:24 on Thursday evening by Milford Haven Coastguard following reports of two people cut

Porthcawl RNLI launch in gale force winds to people in the water at Llantwit Major

August 3rd, 2016

Porthcawl and Barry Dock RNLI lifeboats launched into gale force winds and high waves after reports of people in the water

Three Rescued in Two Separate Incidents

August 1st, 2016

Sunday 31 July proved to be a busy afternoon for Porthcawl’s RNLI lifeboat crews who managed to safely rescue three people



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Latest Events

Porthcawl RNLI Charity Walk

September 11th, 2016

“An Evening with Nessa” from BBC’s Gavin and Stacey

November 18th, 2016

Porthcawl RNLI Carol Service

December 14th, 2016

Know the risks:


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


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


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

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