Shouts

31 05, 2021

Launch 23+24/21 – 📟 12.28pm

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UK Coastguard tasked our volunteer crew to assist a boat which had suffered engine difficulties off the seafront at Porthcawl and was being swept towards rocks by the wind and tide. Both the charity's D Class Super G II and Atlantic 85 Irene Cornford were launched to assist. The D Class lifeboat towed the boat clear

30 05, 2021

Launch 22/21 – 📟 6.42am

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UK Coastguard paged our volunteer crew following a report a surfer had been caught in the strong current and swept around the point at Rest Bay. The charity’s D Class lifeboat, Super G II was launched and located the surfer off Hutchwns Point. The surfer was taken onboard the lifeboat and due to the state

29 05, 2021

Launch 20+21/21 – 📟 3.06pm

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UK Coastguard tasked our volunteer crew to assist a vessel aground on rocks at Newton. Both of the charity's lifeboats, D Class Super G II and Atlantic 85 Irene Cornford were launched on service. The D class lifeboat was first on scene and dropped a crew member onto the rocks close to the casualty vessel

15 05, 2021

Launch 19/21 – 📟 5.00pm

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UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl's volunteer RNLI crew to assist with the extraction of a casualty in a multi-agency incident at Box Bay in the cove area of Rest Bay. The casualty had fallen and sustained ankle injuries along with a possible lower back injury and due to the fast incoming tide the extraction was time

15 05, 2021

Launch 18/21 – 📟 1.15am

By | May 17th, 2021|Comments Off on Launch 18/21 – 📟 1.15am

UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl's volunteer RNLI crew to assist with a multi-agency search in the Newton Point area. The charity's relief D Class lifeboat, Super G II was launched on service to conduct a shoreline search. The health crisis has hit our income hard. Lockdown halted the fundraising events we rely on to power our

14 05, 2021

Launch 17/21 – 📟 6.14pm

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Porthcawl's volunteer crew were tasked by UK Coastguard to assist two teenagers who were cut off by the incoming tide and stranded on a large rock to the east side of Newton Point. The charity's D Class lifeboat, Super G II was launched on service with 3 crew onboard and made best speed to the

24 04, 2021

Launch 16/21 – 📟 5.28pm

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As  the crew prepared to head home from the lifeboat station from the previous launch the pagers sounded again and the crew were tasked by UK Coastguard to a further incident. This time a report had been received from Porthcawl NCI that there were people cut off by the tide in Dunraven Bay, Southerndown. The

24 04, 2021

Launch 15/21 – 📟 4.45pm

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As the Atlantic 85 lifeboat was washed down for a second time a further tasking was received from UK Coastguard. This time the Atlantic 85 Rose of the Shires was launched to a 13 year old boy on a bodyboard being swept out by the offshore winds at Rest Bay. The boy was located clinging to his

24 04, 2021

Launch 14/21 – 📟 4.11pm

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A further tasking came from UK Coastguard as the lifeboats were rehoused within the lifeboat station for two surfers struggling against offshore winds at Rest Bay. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat was relaunched within minutes and made its way to Rest Bay. The crew located the two surfers who were slowly making some progress back to

24 04, 2021

Launch 13/21 – 📟 3.20pm

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As the crew of the Atlantic 85 lifeboat made their way back to Porthcawl from the earlier launch to Ogmore by Sea they were flagged down by a windsurfer who had suffered equipment failure with a broken boom in Newton Bay. The casualty was taken onboard the Atlantic 85 lifeboat along with his equipment and