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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 16/21 – 📟 5.28pm

April 24th, 2021

As  the crew prepared to head home from the lifeboat station from the previous launch the pagers sounded again and the crew were tasked by UK Coastguard to a further incident. This time a report

Launch 15/21 – 📟 4.45pm

April 24th, 2021

As the Atlantic 85 lifeboat was washed down for a second time a further tasking was received from UK Coastguard. This time the Atlantic 85 Rose of the Shires was launched to a 13 year old boy

Launch 14/21 – 📟 4.11pm

April 24th, 2021

A further tasking came from UK Coastguard as the lifeboats were rehoused within the lifeboat station for two surfers struggling against offshore winds at Rest Bay. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat was relaunched within minutes and

Launch 13/21 – 📟 3.20pm

April 24th, 2021

As the crew of the Atlantic 85 lifeboat made their way back to Porthcawl from the earlier launch to Ogmore by Sea they were flagged down by a windsurfer who had suffered equipment failure with