Shouts

1 12, 2019

Launch 97/19 – 📟 3.52pm

By | December 9th, 2019|Comments Off on Launch 97/19 – 📟 3.52pm

Our volunteer crew were tasked by UK Coastguard following a report 2 surfers were struggling against the current and being swept around Hutchwns Point from Rest Bay. As the lifeboat arrived on scene we found both surfers had made it out onto the rocks. Our colleagues from Porthcawl Coastguard who were also on scene assisted the surfers

23 11, 2019

Launch 95+96/19 – 📟 1.56pm

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Our volunteer crew were tasked by UK Coastguard to a group of 6 people and 2 dogs who were cut off by the tide at Nash Point. The group had walked from Llantwit Major along the coast and found themselves cut off as they reached the final part of their walk. They contacted UK Coastguard

4 11, 2019

Launch 94/19 – 📟 11.40am

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Our volunteer crew were tasked by UK Coastguard to conduct a search off Ogmore By Sea to investigate reports of an object in the water. The crew launched our Atlantic 85 lifeboat and whilst searching the area located numerous large logs, trees etc. Following a search of around 20 minutes with nothing of concern located

27 10, 2019

Launch 93/19 – 📟 3.00pm

By | October 29th, 2019|Comments Off on Launch 93/19 – 📟 3.00pm

Our Atlantic 85, Rose Of The Shires was launched on service to a report a surfer had been swept around the point at Rest Bay. UK Coastguard had been alerted to the incident by the National Coastwatch Institution - Porthcawl who were monitoring the situation on their CCTV camera and relaying the footage to the UK Coastguard

14 10, 2019

Launch 91+92/19 – 📟 6.30pm

By | October 16th, 2019|Comments Off on Launch 91+92/19 – 📟 6.30pm

Both Porthcawl lifeboats were launched to assist with a multi agency incident in the Vale of Glamorgan area.

12 10, 2019

Launch 89+90/19 – 📟 4.44pm

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Both the Atlantic 85 and D Class lifeboats were tasked by UK Coastguard following reports that a film crew of 12 people were cut off by the tide at Southerndown. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat and Llantwit Major Coastguard Team arrived on scene simultaneously and were quickly able to establish that the group were not cut

12 10, 2019

Launch 87+88/19 – 📟 3.21pm

By | October 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Launch 87+88/19 – 📟 3.21pm

The Atlantic 85 and D Class lifeboats were launched on service following a report a fisherman had been swept out to sea at Ogmore River mouth. Our volunteer crews arrived on scene to find the person had been assisted from the water onto the beach by bystanders. The crew provided casualty care until arrival of

8 10, 2019

Launch 86/19 – 📟 2.05pm

By | October 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Launch 86/19 – 📟 2.05pm

The Atlantic 85 lifeboat was launched in strong wind and rough seas following a report a windsurfer was in difficulty off Newton Point. The lifeboat made best speed in the conditions conducting a search of the area. No windsurfer was found to be in difficulty and it was confirmed the windsurfer had made it safely

21 09, 2019

Launch 84+85/19 – 📟 7.34pm

By | September 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on Launch 84+85/19 – 📟 7.34pm

Our volunteers were paged by UK Coastguard to conduct a search after a report of a person in the water at Newton Point. Following a search along with Porthcawl Coastguard Team, the Coastguard Helicopter and Police the call was deemed to be a false alarm and all search units were stood down. Our lifeboats returned

20 09, 2019

Launch 83/19 – 📟 10.50am

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UK Coastguard paged our volunteer crew earlier today following a report of a swimmer who was in difficulty in Sandy Bay. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat was launched on service and arrived on scene to find the swimmer had made it into shallower water. A crew member left the boat to assist the swimmer from the