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Shout 10.36 📟 – Launch 49/17

August 5th, 2017

Our Atlantic 85 lifeboat was launched to assist a sailing yacht with three people onboard approximately 1 mile South of Nash Point. The yacht had made a Pan Pan call as its sail had ripped

Shout 13.10 📟 – Launch 48/17

July 31st, 2017

UK Coastguard requested the launch of our Atlantic 85 lifeboat following a Mayday call from a motor cruiser on passage between Cardiff and Swansea. The vessel was taking on water with the source of ingress

Shout 19.02 📟 – Launch 46+47/17

July 15th, 2017

Both lifeboats were launched to a fishing vessel which had suffered engine difficulties and run aground at Southerndown beach. Due to the incoming tide and swell conditions the vessel was at risk of being smashed

Shout 18.10 📟 – Launch 45/17

July 8th, 2017

Whilst on a training exercise our volunteers spotted a fisherman who was cut off by the tide on a rocky outcrop near Ogmore By Sea with just over an hour until high water. Unfortunately he

Shout 14.05 📟 – Launch 44/17

June 29th, 2017

Our volunteers were paged by UK Coastguard following concerns for a despondent elderly male at Porthcawl Pier. Our volunteers stood by onboard our D Class lifeboat until the casualty was safely in the care of

Shout 14.34 📟 – Launch 42/17

June 21st, 2017

D Class launched at the request of UK Coastguard to 2 fisherman who were cut off by the tide at Witches Point, Southerndown. The casualties were brought onboard the lifeboat and transferred across to the

Shout 20.41 📟 – Launch 43/17

June 21st, 2017

D Class lifeboat launched to a multi agency incident at Llantwit Major Beach.

Shout 19.41 📟 – Launch 41/17

June 18th, 2017

UK Coastguard requested the launch of Porthcawl ILB to assist Porthcawl Coastguard with an injured person in the area of Rhych Point. The ILB launched & arrived on scene within a few minutes. Our Crew

Shout 16.57 📟 – Launch 40/17

June 17th, 2017

Launched to reports of two Kayakers in difficulty on Fairy Buoy. The person was seen to climb onto the buoy & started waving his arms. Porthcawl National Coastwatch informed U.K. Coastguard who requested immediate launch

Shout 13.41 📟 – Launch 39/17

June 17th, 2017

Our Atlantic 85 was launched to kayakers struggling against the tide near Hutchwns Point. Porthcawl National Coastwatch had been monitoring the kayakers and alerted UK Coastguard. The kayakers were brought onboard the lifeboat and taken

Shout 23.20 📟 – Launch 38/17

June 13th, 2017

D Class lifeboat launched to conduct a search of Porthcawl seafront for a missing despondent female. The police located the persons mobile phone as being in the esplanade area. A foreshore search was conducted along

Shout 18.48 📟 – Launch 37/17

May 25th, 2017

UK Coastguard requested the launch of our D Class lifeboat following a report of 10 persons cut off by the tide on a bank of the Ogmore River near the sewage works. Our volunteer crew

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