Shouts

20 07, 2020

Launch 26/20 – 📟 6.45pm

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A launch request came as the crew washed and disinfected the lifeboats and equipment following the previous call. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat was launched on service to a report that a RIB had become fouled on a marker buoy attached to fishing equipment off Newton Point. The sunlight had made it difficult to spot the

20 07, 2020

Launch 24+25/20 – 📟 5.15pm

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Launched at the request of UK Coastguard to people reported to be cut off by the tide in Dunraven Bay. The call had been made to the Coastguard from Porthcawl NCI. Both lifeboats were launched on service but upon arriving at Dunraven Bay it was established the casualties had self rescued. The lifeboats were stood

17 07, 2020

Launch 23/20 – 📟 4.32pm

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The D Class lifeboat 'Super G II' was launched on service with three crew members aboard to two casualties who were cut off by the tide at Dunraven Bay, Southerndown. The 999 call to UK Coastguard had been made by one of the Llantwit Major Coastguard team who had spotted the two people and their

16 07, 2020

Launch 22/20 – 📟 1.47pm

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Porthcawl's D Class lifeboat was launched to a multi agency incident in the Vale of Glamorgan area. The lifeboat was stood down and returned to station shortly after arriving at scene as the incident was resolved.

26 06, 2020

Launch 20+21/20 – 📟 10.34pm

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Both lifeboats launched on service to assist Police and Porthcawl Coastguard for a search for a missing person in the Newton beach area. Casualty located on the beach and confirmed by a crew member who went ashore. The casualty was escorted back to Newton slipway.

25 06, 2020

Launch 19/20 – 📟 8.25pm

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UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl's D Class lifeboat whilst enroute to Ogmore River for a preventative safety action to a report of a dinghy drifting out to sea at Sandy Bay. The D Class returned to Sandy Bay in order to search for and locate the dinghy. In calm seas with good visibility the dinghy could

25 06, 2020

Launch 18/20 – 📟 8.05pm

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UK Coastguard tasked our volunteer crew in response to concerns a number of people were attempting to cross at the river mouth of the Ogmore River. Porthcawl's D Class lifeboat was launched as a preventative action but was initially stood down whilst heading to the scene due to concerns that there was a large gathering

25 06, 2020

Launch 17/20 – 📟 4.44pm

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UK Coastguard tasked our volunteer crew following concerns for a swimmer near Rhych Point. The swimmer was taken onboard the D Class lifeboat and returned to the beach at Sandy Bay.

24 06, 2020

Launch 16/20 – 📟 5.08pm

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The Atlantic 85 lifeboat was returning from an earlier call when it received an immediate tasking to two swimmers in difficulty who were being assisted by off duty lifeguards at Rhych Point. The lifeboat made best speed to the location. When the lifeboat arrived on scene the casualties were both being supported by an off

24 06, 2020

Launch 15/20 – 📟 4.22pm

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UK Coastguard requested the launch of the Atlantic 85 following a report a kayaker was in difficulty between Ogmore and Tusker Rock. In calm seas and hot weather the crew conducted a through search of the area and spoke to a number of other water users but did not locate any casualties requiring assistance. Once