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.
Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew were requested to launch by UK Coastguard to a yacht with a solo sailor aboard which had suffered engine difficulties off Nash Point whilst on passage to Porthcawl. There was also
Porthcawl's volunteer RNLI crew were tasked by UK Coastguard and launched the charity's relief Atlantic 85 lifeboat, Irene Cornford to assist our colleagues RNLI Lifeguards South East Wales at Ogmore. Two people on stand up
UK Coastguard requested the launch of the charity's relief D Class lifeboat Super G II to a report of two people on inflatable kayaks struggling in the offshore winds and outgoing tide off the seafront
Following the incidents at Ogmore river mouth the volunteer crew aboard the Atlantic 85 lifeboat made their way back towards Porthcawl when the crew received a further tasking request from UK Coastguard. Four people on