Both lifeboats launched on service to assist Police and Porthcawl Coastguard for a search for a missing person in the Newton beach area. Casualty located on the beach and confirmed by a crew member who went ashore. The casualty was escorted back to Newton slipway.
UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl's D Class lifeboat whilst enroute to Ogmore River for a preventative safety action to a report of a dinghy drifting out to sea at Sandy Bay. The D Class returned to Sandy Bay in order to search for and locate the dinghy. In calm seas with good visibility the dinghy could
UK Coastguard tasked our volunteer crew in response to concerns a number of people were attempting to cross at the river mouth of the Ogmore River. Porthcawl's D Class lifeboat was launched as a preventative action but was initially stood down whilst heading to the scene due to concerns that there was a large gathering
UK Coastguard tasked our volunteer crew following concerns for a swimmer near Rhych Point. The swimmer was taken onboard the D Class lifeboat and returned to the beach at Sandy Bay.
The Atlantic 85 lifeboat was returning from an earlier call when it received an immediate tasking to two swimmers in difficulty who were being assisted by off duty lifeguards at Rhych Point. The lifeboat made best speed to the location. When the lifeboat arrived on scene the casualties were both being supported by an off
UK Coastguard requested the launch of the Atlantic 85 following a report a kayaker was in difficulty between Ogmore and Tusker Rock. In calm seas and hot weather the crew conducted a through search of the area and spoke to a number of other water users but did not locate any casualties requiring assistance. Once
UK Coastguard requested the launch of our Atlantic 85 lifeboat following multiple reports of 2 swimmers caught in the current at the end of the breakwater. When the lifeboat arrived on scene the crew spoke to the swimmers however they refused the assistance of the crew being confident they could get back to the slipway.
Tasked by UK Coastguard to assist police and Llantwit Major Coastguard with a stranded person at the mouth of the River Ogmore. Porthcawl's D Class lifeboat, Jean Ryall was launched on service. The person was recovered onto the lifeboat and transferred to the Ogmore side of the river where care was handed over to police and the Coastguard
The Atlantic 85 lifeboat was launched on service following a tasking request from UK Coastguard. The Coastguard had received a report of an object floating over 500m off Irongate Point that resembled two people possibly on kayaks. Initially Porthcawl Coastguard Team responded to investigate but with the object being some distance off the shore and
Tasked by UK Coastguard to a kayaker who had capsized between Newton and Tusker Rock and been unable to get back onto his kayak. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat was launched on service locating the kayaker, taking him onboard the lifeboat along with his friend. The kayakers had a means for calling for help which had