Station History

Following the formation of the RNLI in the 1800’s, a lifeboat was allocated to the developing port and town of Porthcawl.


The crew here at Porthcawl RNLI consists of 36 individuals who are all volunteers from all walks of life.

Porthcawl Lifeboats

The inflatable D Class operates closer to the shore than Rose of the Shires

Rose of the Shires is one of the new generation of RNLI B Class Atlantic inshore lifeboats.

The Charity that saves lives at sea

Upload Date: 08/10/2014

The RNLI is a charity registered in England and Wales (209603) and Scotland (SCO37736). Charity number CHY 2678 in the Republic of Ireland