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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 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

Launch 43/20 – 📟 1.11pm

November 21st, 2020

Porthcawl's volunteer RNLI crew were tasked by UK Coastguard following a report which had been received from Porthcawl NCI of a windsurfer who appeared to be in difficulties off Newton Point. The charity’s Atlantic 85

Launch 41+42/20 – 📟 6.55pm

October 20th, 2020

Our volunteer crew were tasked by UK Coastguard immediately after the previous call to conduct a search as part of a multi-agency incident in the area of Sandy Bay. Both lifeboats conducted a search of

Launch 40/20 – 📟 6.38pm

October 20th, 2020

Porthcawl's volunteer crew were tasked by UK Coastguard to assist two surfers who had been swept onto rocks close to the marina entrance. The charity's D class lifeboat was launched and both casualties were recovered