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Buccaneers’ Donate Share of £10,500

Date: February 9th, 2012 00:00

Porthcawl Buccaneers, organisers of Porthcawl Carnival and the Porthcawl Christmas Morning Swim donated a share of £10,500 to Porthcawl Lifeboat Station. The Christmas Morning Swim’s two main beneficiaries, Porthcawl RNLI and Wales Air Ambulance, received

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Kayakers rescued after Mayday call

Date: December 2nd, 2012 00:00

At 10.55am yesterday (Saturday 1 December) two lifeboats from Porthcawl RNLI were launched to a Mayday report of kayakers in difficulty off Newton Point, Porthcawl. Chris Missen, Helmsman of the Porthcawl Atlantic 85 Lifeboat said

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Crew members sent to Devon floods

Date: January 6th, 2013 00:00

On Saturday 22 December, two volunteer members of Porthcawl RNLI Lifeboat Crew were mobilised to Barnstable to assist the Fire Service during major flooding in the Devon and Cornwall area and were immediately called upon.

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Porthcawl Lifeboats Launch to Capsized Canoeist

Date: February 24th, 2013 00:00

At 11.40am this morning, Sunday 24 February, Swansea coastguard received a Mayday call from a fishing boat off Sker Beach, Porthcawl, stating they had picked a capsized canoeist out of the water, who was suffering

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Two rescued as their yacht goes aground

Date: May 2nd, 2013 00:00

Following a request from the crew of Barry Dock Lifeboat the Coastguard paged the crew of Porthcawl’s RNLI inshore lifeboat to assist in the rescue of a 22 foot yacht that had run aground following

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Porthcawl RNLI saves yacht in tough conditions

Date: May 28th, 2013 00:00

On the afternoon of Friday 24 May, Porthcawl RNLI Lifeboat, Rose of the Shires, was launched to assist a yacht 1 mile south off Sker Point, which was taking on water, and struggling to make

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Latest Shouts

908, 2017

Shout 16.54 📟 – Launch 52/17

August 9th, 2017

Our Atlantic 85 was launched to a multi agency incident involving a despondent male. Our volunteer crew members were out for a total of nearly 6 hours (which included 2 crew changes) and were stood

808, 2017

Shout 16.22 📟 – Launch 50+51/17

August 8th, 2017

Atlantic 85 and D Class lifeboats were launched on service following a report of 2 people in separate dinghy's drifting out to sea from Newton beach. The Atlantic 85 was first on scene and located

Latest Events

3rd Porthcawl RNLI Charity Walk

September 10th, 2017

The walk will consist of three routes, each to suit different ages and abilities. Route 1: will be a walk along the seafront to Rest Bay and return – 5km. Route 2: will be along