Shouts

20 05, 2019

Launch 36+37/19 – 📟 6.58pm

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UK Coastguard requested the launch of our lifeboats to persons believed to be cut off by tide between St Donats Bay and Tresillian Bay. Area searched alongside our colleagues from Llantwit Major Coastguard with no person found to be in difficulty. If you see see someone in difficulty on the coast dial 999 and ask

18 05, 2019

Launch 34+35/19 – 📟 1.54pm

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Our volunteer crew were tasked by UK Coastguard to a yacht aground at Llantwit Major Beach. Both lifeboats attended and provided assistance to those onboard the yacht. The yacht was refloated by towing it clear of the shore on the incoming tide. Our colleagues from Llantwit Major Coastguard also attended to assist with the incident.

5 05, 2019

Launch 32+33/19 – 📟 11.10am

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Both lifeboats were tasked by UK Coastguard to conduct a search off the seafront following a report of an object in the water. The lifeboats searched the area and noted several logs, branches and a porpoise. With nothing further of concern noted the lifeboats were stood down and returned to their training exercises.

4 05, 2019

Launch 31/19 – 📟 2.41pm

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UK Coastguard tasked our volunteer crew to assist three kayakers who were struggling against the tide and wind North of Tusker Rock. The kayakers were being monitored on CCTV by National Coastwatch Institution - Porthcawl with the footage relayed to the UK Coastguard operations room. The kayakers had been observed struggling to make their way back to

2 05, 2019

Launch 30/19 – 📟 11.50pm

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UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl and The Mumbles RNLI volunteer crews to the aid of a 9 metre yacht which had reportedly run aground at Sker Point, Porthcawl.   The yacht with 2 people onboard was immediately assisted by Porthcawl Lifeboat until the Mumbles Lifeboat arrived on scene.   The Mumbles All Weather Lifeboat escorted the

22 04, 2019

Launch 28+29/19 – 📟 9.30pm

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We were tasked by UK Coastguard to a group of 7 people who found themselves stuck on the Porthcawl side of the Ogmore river near the water treatment works. Working with our colleagues from Llantwit Major Coastguard they were able to gain access to the road bridge and get the casualties safely to the Ogmore

22 04, 2019

Launch 26+27/19 – 📟 5.22pm

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Whilst out on a training exercise we were tasked by UK Coastguard to a casualty with a dislocated knee at Rest Bay. The lifeboat was first on scene and crew members provided casualty care. On arrival of our colleagues from Porthcawl Coastguard it became necessary to move the casualty due to the incoming tide and

21 04, 2019

Launch 25/19 – 📟 6.50pm

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The D Class was returning to station from an earlier callout and spotted a man and his dog in the river mouth at Ogmore who appeared to be in difficulty. They were being swept upstream by the incoming tide. He waved to request assistance from the lifeboat. He had been attempting to cross the river and had

21 04, 2019

Launch 23+24/19 – 📟 6.00pm

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Our volunteers were tasked by UK Coastguard and launched both lifeboats following a call to report multiple persons cut off by the tide at Southerndown. The lifeboats were launched to locate and assist the casualties. Upon arriving on scene the lifeboats found the persons weren't actually cut off at that point in time and with assistance from

20 04, 2019

Launch 21+22/19 – 📟 9.49pm

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Both our lifeboats were tasked by UK Coastguard to persons cut off by the tide near Ogmore By Sea. The crew picked the casualties up who had lit a fire to signal their location to the lifeboats. They were handed over to our colleagues from Llantwit Major Coastguard to be transferred back to their car.