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.
Our volunteer crew onboard our Atlantic 85 lifeboat were diverted from their training exercise off Porthcawl seafront at 6.25pm by UK Coastguard. Porthcawl NCI had reported a surfer who had been swept around the point
UK Coastguard requested our volunteer crew divert from their training exercise after two people had contacted them to advise they were cut off by the tide between Tresilian Bay and Summerhouse Point. The Atlantic 85
Our volunteer crew were tasked by UK Coastguard to provide assistance to Porthcawl Coastguard with a casualty reported to be having a heart attack on Sandy Bay (Coney Beach). The casualty was swiftly extracted to