The health crisis has hit our income hard. Lockdown halted the fundraising events we rely on to power our lifesaving service. Yet our volunteer lifeboat crew has never stopped being on call 24/7, ready and willing to save lives. They still need protective crew kit and fuel to launch our lifeboats. With your support, our crew will always be ready, right now and in the future.
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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.
UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew along with Llantwit Major Coastguard following a report that someone was flashing a light to the south eastern side of witches point. There were concerns the person was
UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew to investigate reports from National Coastwatch Institution - Porthcawl of a person with young children attempting to cross at the mouth of the river Ogmore. Both lifeboats were
UK Coastguard requested the launch of Porthcawl's Atlantic 85 lifeboat Rose of the Shires following a report a kite surfer was in difficulty near to Newton Point. The lifeboat was launched in Force 7-8 south
UK Coastguard requested the launch of the charity’s D Class lifeboat Super G II following a report a stand up paddleboarder was in difficulty around 400m from the shore off Trecco Bay and drifting towards