Atlantic 85 lifeboat 'Rose of the Shires' was launched on service just after 6pm on Saturday evening following multiple 999 calls to UK Coastguard for a kite surfer in difficulty at Southerndown. Our volunteer crew made best speed to the scene in rough seas. As the crew arrived on scene updated information from the first
Our Atlantic 85 lifeboat ‘Rose Of The Shires’ was launched on service at 4.34pm on Sunday following a report a motor cruiser had hit an underwater object, between Porthcawl and Lynmouth. The RNLI Ilfracombe Shannon class lifeboat 'The Barry and Peggy High Foundation' was also launched and both lifeboats made best speed towards Lynmouth in
UK Coastguard tasked our crew to the aid of a dog walker who had slipped on rocks at Newton Beach. Our volunteer crew onboard our D Class lifeboat were first to arrive on scene, locating the casualty between Newton Slipway and Ogmore River. The crew provided casualty care for a suspected broken leg and ankle
Tasked by UK Coastguard immediately following previous incident to investigate a group of people cut off by the tide at Dunraven Bay, Southerndown. With tide nearing high water and no immediate danger to the group the tasking was to check on their welfare and intentions. Once on scene at Dunraven Bay a crew member swam
Tasked by UK Coastguard to assist a broken down power driven vessel at Sandy Bay. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat was launched on service to the vessel which had suffered engine difficulties. The vessel was taken under tow by the lifeboat back into Porthcawl Marina.
D Class lifeboat launched to investigate a report of people half way up a cliff face between Ogmore and Southerndown. Upon arrival at scene the D Class crew were able to establish the group were climbers and had abseiled down and were intending to climb back up the cliff face. With no assistance required by
Both lifeboats launched on service to assist with a multi agency incident in the Porthcawl harbour area. All was resolved and the lifeboats were stood down at 11.30pm and returned to station to be made ready for service.
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
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
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