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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 22+23/22 – 📟 5.14pm

June 22nd, 2022

UK Coastguard requested the launch of both Porthcawl's inshore lifeboats to assist Police and Llantwit Major Coastguard Team at Llantwit Major beach.

Launch 20+21/22 – 📟 6.50pm

June 15th, 2022

Porthcawl's volunteer RNLI crew were diverted from their training exercise by UK Coastguard following a report from Porthcawl NCI that a group of 3 people were cut off on the south side of Dunraven Bay,

Launch 19/22 – 📟 8.56am

June 14th, 2022

UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew following a report of a person in the water at Newton Beach requiring assistance. The charity's D Class lifeboat, Hugo Missen was launched on service and arrived on

Launch 18/22 – 📟 7.25pm

June 8th, 2022

As Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew were preparing to launch on training exercise with the charity's Landrover and D Class lifeboat Hugo Missen, they spotted three children being swept onto jagged rocks at Rhych Point on