Shouts

29 07, 2021

Launch 50+51/21 – 📟 7.06pm

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UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew to assist Llantwit Major coastguard team with a climber who had fallen from the cliff near Ogmore and sustained multiple injuries. The coastguard rescue helicopter also attended the incident and winched the casualty and transported them to hospital. A second climber recovered himself back up the cliff with

26 07, 2021

Launch 48+49/21 – 📟 7.43pm

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Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew were requested to launch by UK Coastguard to a yacht with a solo sailor aboard which had suffered engine difficulties off Nash Point whilst on passage to Porthcawl. There was also concern for the medical condition of the sailor aboard the yacht. The crew were tasked by UK Coastguard to locate

23 07, 2021

Launch 47/21 – 📟 2.36pm

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Porthcawl's volunteer RNLI crew were tasked by UK Coastguard and launched the charity's relief Atlantic 85 lifeboat, Irene Cornford to assist our colleagues RNLI Lifeguards South East Wales at Ogmore. Two people on stand up paddleboards (SUPs) were struggling in the conditions off Ogmore and being assisted by one of the RNLI lifeguards. All were

23 07, 2021

Launch 46/21 – 📟 7.54am

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UK Coastguard requested the launch of the charity's relief D Class lifeboat Super G II to a report of two people on inflatable kayaks struggling in the offshore winds and outgoing tide off the seafront in Porthcawl. Upon arriving on scene it was confirmed the kayakers had made it ashore at the seafront opposite Windsor

22 07, 2021

Launch 45/21 – 📟 7.35pm

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Following the incidents at Ogmore river mouth the volunteer crew aboard the Atlantic 85 lifeboat made their way back towards Porthcawl when the crew received a further tasking request from UK Coastguard. Four people on inflatable stand up paddleboards were struggling against the current off the seafront in Porthcawl as they attempted to head back

22 07, 2021

Launch 44/21 – 📟 7.25pm

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Following the earlier incident at Ogmore river mouth the crew remained on scene for 5-10 minutes doing a quick search of the area to ensure all persons at the river mouth were accounted for and all safely ashore. As the lifeboat returned back to the river mouth they witnessed a father and young child on

22 07, 2021

Launch 43/21 – 📟 6.57pm

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UK Coastguard requested the launch of our relief Atlantic 85 lifeboat Irene Cornford following a report a 10 year old child had got into difficulty at the Ogmore river mouth. The lifeboat proceeded at best speed to the location in calm seas arriving on scene to find a father and son in the water who had both

20 07, 2021

Launch 42/21 – 📟 12.05pm

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Immediately following the previous tasking to a SUP at Newton Point UK Coastguard requested the crew investigate a blue object floating approximately 1 mile off Rest Bay which had been reported by Porthcawl NCI. The crew located the object which was a partially deflated inflatable kayak. Given the condition of the kayak and no signs

20 07, 2021

Launch 41/21 – 📟 11.40am

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UK Coastguard requested the launch of Porthcawl's relief D Class lifeboat Super G II following a report a stand up paddleboarder had got into difficulty off Newton Point and was being assisted by a paddleboarder. Conditions were calm, sunny with a very light breeze. The D Class arrived on scene and took the paddleboarder and his equipment

18 07, 2021

Launch 40/21 – 📟 11.52am

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UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl's volunteer RNLI crew following a report of a person in difficulty in the cove area at Rest Bay. The charity's D Class lifeboat Super G II was launched on service in calm sees and made best speed to the location. The casualty had become trapped by the incoming tide and unable