Shouts

26 08, 2017

Three calls in one evening for Porthcawl RNLI lifeboat volunteers

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Wednesday teatime started with a kite surfer in difficulty for Porthcawl RNLI. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat launched, and located the casualty in the Newton point area.  When alongside the surfer, it was found she was having trouble with her kite. The crew then assisted her to gather in her kite, and returned her to the

24 08, 2017

Girls saved from sea by Porthcawl RNLI volunteers in total darkness

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At 10:33pm on Wednesday 23 August, both Porthcawl RNLI lifeboats Rose of the Shires and Jean Ryall were launched to reports of two teenage girls in the sea in Coney Beach, Porthcawl. The first lifeboat on scene was the D-Class Jean Ryall, who located the first informant. He informed the crew that the two girls

1 08, 2017

Porthcawl RNLI respond to Mayday call

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The UK Coastguard Agency paged Porthcawl RNLI volunteer crew at 13:10 on Monday 31st July following a Mayday call from a motor cruiser taking in water and suffering a loss of engine power one and a half miles off Porthcawl. The cruiser had been hit by two large waves off Kenfig sands whilst on passage