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RNLI named Host City Community Partner of Volvo Ocean Race Cardiff Stopover

Date: May 17th, 2018 00:00

The RNLI is delighted to announce that it has been named Host City Community Partner of the round the world yacht race stopover, which comes to Cardiff between 27 May – 10 June. The race

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Two Males Stranded on Rocks at Newton Point Rescued

Date: May 16th, 2018 00:00

UK Coastguard requested the launch of our lifeboats at 15:43 after receiving multiple 999 calls. Waves were starting to break over the rock and the rescue was time critical before the rock would be covered

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Porthcawl RNLI Volunteer will be at Windsor Castle for the Royal Wedding

Date: May 14th, 2018 00:00

Helmsman Chris Page has received a very special invitation. He will be one of 1200 public guests at the wedding of the marriage of His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales and Ms. Meghan Markle.

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Visiting Lifeboat Tries Porthcawl Marina for Size

Date: May 8th, 2018 00:00

The Mumbles RNLI lifeboat ‘Roy Barker IV’ visited Porthcawl over the bank holiday weekend. The charities all-weather lifeboat was joined by Porthcawl’s Atlantic 85 during the exercise which took place between Nash Point and Port

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Busy start to 2018 for Porthcawl’s Lifeboat Crew

Date: April 30th, 2018 00:00

Porthcawl lifeboat crews have been paged almost forty times already this year. Casualties have varied from surfers, windsurfers, broken down vessels and persons cut off by the incoming tide. Deputy Launch Authority, Aileen Jones, commented,

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Porthcawl’s lifeboats launch to three seperate incidents over weekend

Date: April 16th, 2018 00:00

The weekend proved a busy time for Porthcawl RNLI Lifeboat volunteers. Two shouts on Saturday, first to a broken down vessel, then later to two persons and a dog cut off by the incoming tide.

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Latest Shouts

2006, 2018

Shout 16.35 📟 – Launch 61/18

June 20th, 2018

UK Coastguard requested the launch of our D Class lifeboat to assist South Wales Police following an earlier incident and recover equipment from an inaccessible area near Southerndown.

1306, 2018

Shout 16.13 📟 – Launch 59+60/18

June 13th, 2018

Both lifeboats launched to a multi agency incident and provided support to other emergency services.

Latest Events

Porthcawl RNLI 4th Annual Charity Walk

September 9th, 2018

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

#RescueFest2018

July 22nd, 2018

RescueFest is Porthcawl RNLI’s exciting new free open day event featuring rescue demonstrations and displays by the RNLI, emergency services and other organisations. There will be exciting RNLI lifeboat rescue demonstrations including a demonstration with