UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew in the early hours of the morning to assist with a multi-agency incident at Newton. As soon as the crew had launched the charity's D Class Hugo Missen at Sandy Bay (Coney Beach) information was received that the situation had been resolved. The lifeboat was recovered and the
UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew to assist two people who had got into difficulties whilst on paddleboards in Newton Bay and got swept onto and stuck on rocks. The casualties had a mobile phone with them in a waterproof pouch and were able to contact the Coastguard on 999 for help. The charity's
UK Coastguard requested the launch of the charity's Atlantic 85 lifeboat Rose of the Shires to assist a jet ski in difficulty off Summerhouse Point near Llantwit Major. The casualty was taken onboard the lifeboat and the jet ski taken in tow to the slipway at St. Donat's (Atlantic College) in order to be recovered onto
UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew to assist a kite surfer. Porthcawl’s D Class lifeboat was launched on service. The kite surfer was assisted by an RNLI Lifeguard and self rescued shortly before the D Class lifeboat arrived on scene.
UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew to assist a small fishing boat which had got into difficulties close to shore at Sandy Bay (Coney Beach). The charity’s D Class lifeboat, D861 Hugo Missen was launched on service along with further crew who proceeded on foot to provide assistance. The boat had filled with water
UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl's volunteer crew to assist a kite surfer who had experienced difficulties when they got caught out by a drop in the wind. Porthcawl's Atlantic 85 lifeboat, Rose of the Shires was launched on service and the crew located the casualty who was recovered onto the lifeboat along with their equipment. The
UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl’s volunteer RNLI crew to assist with a multi-agency incident at Southerndown. The charity’s D Class lifeboat Hugo Missen was launched on service to assist with the incident. The lifeboat was stood down when its assistance was no longer required and returned back to station.
Both Porthcawl's inshore lifeboats were launched once there was sufficient tide in order to tow and manoeuvre the vessel into the shelter of the marina entrance from the earlier launch of Porthcawl's D Class lifeboat. The vessel was taken in tow from The Mumbles Lifeboat and placed alongside the eastern wall as requested by the
UK Coastguard requested the launch of Porthcawl new D Class lifeboat ‘Hugo Missen’ to assist a vessel which had suffered engine difficulties off Porthcawl whilst on passage towards Bristol. The Mumbles Lifeboat RNLI was also launched to assist with this incident. Due to it being a low spring tide there was no nearby accessible safe
UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl’s volunteer RNLI crew to assist with a multi-agency search at Ogmore By Sea. The charity’s Atlantic 85 lifeboat Rose of the Shires and D Class lifeboat Hugo Missen were both launched on service to conduct a search in the area. After a search of around 20 minutes the lifeboats were stood down as