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Latest Shouts

Shout 17.10 📟 – Launch 8+9/18

January 11th, 2018

Both lifeboats were on a tasking to search for a missing person. The Atlantic 85, which was at Rest Bay, spotted a surfer caught in the rip current at the point. Due to the surfer’s location close

Shout 16.35 📟 – Launch 6+7/18

January 11th, 2018

Whilst conducting a search for a missing person, both the Atlantic 85 and D Class lifeboats received an immediate tasking by UK Coastguard to surfers reported to be in difficulty and caught in a rip current at the

Shout 16.07 📟 – Launch 4+5/18

January 11th, 2018

The Atlantic 85 and D Class lifeboats were both launched at the request of UK Coastguard to assist South Wales Police : Heddlu De Cymru with a search for a missing despondent male. The lifeboats commenced a

Shout 14.39 📟 – Launch 2+3/18

January 10th, 2018

Both the Atlantic 85 and D Class lifeboats were launched on service at the request of UK Coastguard following reports of a RIB with two people onboard which had broken down and was dragging anchor

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All the Latest News

Safety message from Welsh RNLI volunteers ready to drop everything at Christmas

December 22nd, 2017

RNLI volunteers at the 30 lifeboat stations in Wales will be on standby this Christmas to drop everything to rescue anyone

Santa Rescued by Porthcawl Lifeboat

December 18th, 2017

There were dramatic scenes at Porthcawl Marina on Saturday evening when hundreds of children, parents and grandparents gathered to see Santa

John Williams MBE a Life Long RNLI Volunteer

December 15th, 2017

All volunteers at Porthcawl RNLI lifeboat station were saddened to hear that John Williams MBE had sadly died earlier this week.

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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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