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Know the risks:


The temperature of our waters can steal the air from your lungs and leave you helpless in seconds.


Around half the people who drown slip, trip or fall into the water. They don’t expect to get wet.


If you fall into water unexpectedly fight your instinct. Relax and float on your back. Float to live.

Latest Shouts in Porthcawl

Launch 3/21 – 📟 7.37pm

February 26th, 2021

Porthcawl's volunteer crew were tasked at 7.37pm to assist 4 teenage girls who were trapped on the Porthcawl side of the Ogmore river. The girls had been located near to the river mouth by the

Launch 1+2/21 – 📟 4.16pm

January 2nd, 2021

UK Coastguard paged our volunteer crew following a report that there were people possibly cut off by the tide at Witches Point, Southerndown. Both the charity's D Class and Atlantic 85 lifeboats were launched on

Launch 45/20 – 📟 4.12pm

November 29th, 2020

UK Coastguard tasked our volunteer crew to search for an overdue kayaker following concerns for their safety. The kayaker had been due to paddle the coastline between Ogmore By Sea and Dunraven Bay but hadn’t

Launch 44/20 – 📟 11.25am

November 22nd, 2020

Porthcawl's volunteer RNLI crew were diverted from a training exercise by UK Coastguard and asked to attend Rest Bay to a report of surfers being swept around the point. As the lifeboat arrived on scene