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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 7/21 – 📟 8.28pm

April 2nd, 2021

UK Coastguard requested the launch of the Atlantic 85 lifeboat to assist with a multi-agency search for a missing person in the Sker Beach area. After a search of around 2 hours the lifeboat was

Launch 6/21 – 📟 6.25pm

March 31st, 2021

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

Launch 5/21 – 📟 7.07pm

March 30th, 2021

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

Tasking – 📟 2.38pm

March 30th, 2021

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