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FLOAT TO LIVE. IF YOU FALL INTO THE WATER GIVE YOURSELF A FLOATING CHANCE.

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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 105/18 – 📟 13.40

November 4th, 2018

Porthcawl's Atlantic 85 lifeboat was launched following a report of persons cut off by the tide at Newton Point. UK Coastguard had been alerted to the incident by Porthcawl NCI who had seen someone attempting

Launch 103+104/18 – 📟 09.27

October 29th, 2018

Our volunteers launched both lifeboats to conduct a search and assist with a multi-agency incident.

Launch 101+102/18 – 📟 16.30

October 28th, 2018

Our crew were paged by UK Coastguard following a Mayday Call broadcast on channel 16. Both our inshore lifeboats were launched on service and conducted a search of the area between Sker Point and Witches Point.

Shout 10.30 📟 – Launch 100/18

October 28th, 2018

Our Atlantic 85 lifeboat (which was in the process of launching on training exercise) received an immediate tasking from UK Coastguard to assist a windsurfer in difficulty off Newton beach. The windsurfer was taken onboard the lifeboat

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All the Latest News

Porthcawl Deputy Launch Authority Attends Cenotaph for #ArmisticeDay100

November 11th, 2018

Porthcawl RNLI’s Deputy Launch Authority, Stephen Jones was honoured to be amongst RNLI crew from across the UK and Ireland at

Two Father and Sons to the Rescue!

October 30th, 2018

A busy two days for Porthcawl RNLI Lifeboat volunteers. Sunday’s first shout to a windsurfer in difficulties and a special crew

Building the boats behind the rescues

October 17th, 2018

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) have built their inshore lifeboats at the charity’s Inshore Lifeboat Centre in East Cowes (Isle

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MEET THE MONSTER

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

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Porthcawl RNLI Carol Service

December 12th, 2018

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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