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Building the boats behind the rescues

Date: October 17th, 2018 00:00

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) have built their inshore lifeboats at the charity’s Inshore Lifeboat Centre in East Cowes (Isle of Wight) since 1963. 55 years on, the facility is still going strong, producing

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Family and friends cycle Mumbles to Porthcawl lifeboat stations

Date: October 8th, 2018 00:00

Memory ride for the RNLI Over 50 friends and family met at The Mumbles lifeboat station on Sunday to raise money for the RNLI in memory of Tim Mahoney. Tim sadly passed away from cancer

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Porthcawl’s Newest Helm Called Into Action

Date: September 10th, 2018 00:00

Porthcawl’s newest RNLI volunteer helm, Sam Williams took command of the Atlantic 85 lifeboat just 20 hours after his helm passout, rescuing a yacht with two people onboard. Porthcawl RNLI’s Atlantic 85 lifeboat Rose Of The

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Porthcawl RNLI to feature in new series of popular TV documentary

Date: September 5th, 2018 00:00

The volunteer lifeboat crew of Porthcawl RNLI will be on TV screens next week as they feature in the latest episode of the BBC TV series Saving Lives at Sea, which showcases the lifesaving work

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Porthcawl RNLI Looking Forward To First Fashion And Food Festival

Date: August 31st, 2018 00:00

The Porthcawl Fashion and Food Festival 2018 is due to start from Monday 3rd September with the first event being held at The Saltwater Inn. This is the first of its kind for Porthcawl and

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Saving Lives at Sea is back: RNLI lifesavers return to our screens

Date: August 10th, 2018 00:00

The BBC series Saving Lives at Sea, demonstrating the lifesaving work of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), will once again be hitting TV screens from Tuesday 21 August 2018. Broadcast at 8pm on BBC2,

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Latest Shouts

801, 2020

Launch 1/20 – 📟 3.12pm

January 8th, 2020

Our volunteer crew were tasked by UK Coastguard to a surfer in difficulty on the Vale of Glamorgan coastline. A surfer had been swept around a headland by a rip current and was trapped by

1812, 2019

Launch 98+99/19 – 📟 5.01am

December 18th, 2019

Our volunteer crew were paged by UK Coastguard to join RNLI Port Talbot’s D Class lifeboat in a search for a fishing boat which had encountered engine difficulties and been swept onto the shore. Both Porthcawl's Atlantic

Latest Events

CANCELLED – #RescueFestivity 2019 – Father Christmas arriving on Porthcawl Lifeboat

December 14th, 2019

CANCELLED - Father Christmas arriving by Porthcawl Lifeboat Sat 14th Dec 6pm Sadly we have taken the decision to cancel due to forecasted bad weather. Whilst our volunteer crews are ready to launch 24/7 in