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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.
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,
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
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