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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 in the early hours of the morning to assist with a multi-agency incident at Newton. As soon as the crew had launched the charity's D Class Hugo Missen
UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew to assist two people who had got into difficulties whilst on paddleboards in Newton Bay and got swept onto and stuck on rocks. The casualties had a mobile
UK Coastguard requested the launch of the charity's Atlantic 85 lifeboat Rose of the Shires to assist a jet ski in difficulty off Summerhouse Point near Llantwit Major. The casualty was taken onboard the lifeboat and
UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew to assist a kite surfer. Porthcawl’s D Class lifeboat was launched on service. The kite surfer was assisted by an RNLI Lifeguard and self rescued shortly before the