Shouts

19 09, 2021

Launch 61/21 – 📟 6.19pm

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UK Coastguard paged Porthcawl's volunteer crew following a report a group of 5 teenagers had got cut off by the tide at the Ogmore river and there was concern they may attempt to cross at the river mouth. The charity's Atlantic 85 lifeboat, Rose of the Shires was launched on service in moderate to rough

15 09, 2021

Launch 60/21 – 📟 1.28pm

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UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew following a report of a Stand Up Paddleboarder (SUP) in difficulty in Newton Bay. The SUP-er was reported to be waving and shouting for help. UK Coastguard requested the launch of the charity’s Atlantic 85 and the crew located the casualty clinging to his SUP board approximately 200m from

7 09, 2021

Launch 59/21 – 📟 8.14pm

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UK Coastguard requested the launch of the Atlantic 85 lifeboat following a report of a stand up paddleboarder (SUP) in possible difficulty about a mile off Rest Bay. Winds were offshore at Rest Bay and the tide outgoing. The crew made best speed to the location and went to the area where the SUP was

29 08, 2021

Launch 58/21 – 📟 12.24pm

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UK Coastguard paged Porthcawl RNLI’s volunteer crew to assess the situation with a motor cruiser that had suffered mechanical failure. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat launched and upon arriving on scene the helm made the decision that undertaking a tow was necessary and the safest way to assist the casualties. The vessel was taken in tow

28 08, 2021

Launch 57/21 – 📟 12.37pm

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UK Coastguard paged Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew to assist our RNLI Lifeguards South East Wales colleagues who were providing assistance to a kayaker who'd capsized and lost their paddle off Trecco Bay. The charity's Atlantic 85 lifeboat, Rose of the Shires was launched on service and took the kayaker and his kayak onboard. The kayaker

26 08, 2021

Launch 56/21 – 📟 8.41pm

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UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew to a person in difficulty in the water in Sandy Bay (Coney Beach) around 400m from the shore. The charity’s relief D class lifeboat, Super G II was launched on service and the casualty was swiftly located and assisted to safety. Porthcawl Coastguard also attended the incident.

17 08, 2021

Launch 55/21 – 📟 5.47pm

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Porthcawl's volunteer crew were paged by UK Coastguard after a windsurfer had contacted them reporting he had suffered equipment failure to the south of Newton Point and needed assistance. The charity's Atlantic 85 lifeboat, Rose of the Shires was launched on service in moderate seas and force 5 south westerly winds. The crew located the

14 08, 2021

Launch 54/21 – 📟 6.46pm

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UK Coastguard requested the launch of the charity's Atlantic 85 lifeboat to assist with a multi agency search for 85 year old missing person, Joseph Hughes. The lifeboat carried out a shoreline search of the area between Rest Bay and Dunraven Bay. Mr. Hughes was last seen at an address in Locks Common Road on

8 08, 2021

Launch 53/21 – 📟 10.06am

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UK Coastguard requested the launch of the charity's Atlantic 85 lifeboat after our RNLI Lifeguard colleagues at Rest Bay had reported two surfers caught in the current on the dropping tide at Rest Bay's point who were being swept in the direction of town as they had arrived to commence their patrol. Volunteers from the

8 08, 2021

Launch 52/21 – 📟 7.14am

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UK Coastguard tasked our volunteer crew following a report that a safety boat for a triathlon event had got into difficulty in Sandy Bay (Coney Beach). Although the safety boat had resolved the situation prior to the lifeboat launching, with strong winds (and rough seas beyond the shelter of the breakwater) the lifeboat was launched