Shouts

9 10, 2021

Launch 64+65/21 – 📟 6.21pm

By | October 18th, 2021|Comments Off on Launch 64+65/21 – 📟 6.21pm

UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew to investigate reports from National Coastwatch Institution - Porthcawl of a person with young children attempting to cross at the mouth of the river Ogmore. Both lifeboats were launched on service and carried out a search of the area with nothing further found. The lifeboats were stood down

3 10, 2021

Launch 63/21 – 📟 4.15pm

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UK Coastguard requested the launch of Porthcawl's Atlantic 85 lifeboat Rose of the Shires following a report a kite surfer was in difficulty near to Newton Point. The lifeboat was launched in Force 7-8 south westerly winds and transited to the location of the casualty in rough seas. Upon arriving on scene the crew located

29 09, 2021

Launch 62/21 – 📟 2.06pm

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UK Coastguard requested the launch of the charity’s D Class lifeboat Super G II following a report a stand up paddleboarder was in difficulty around 400m from the shore off Trecco Bay and drifting towards Newton Point. The crew made best speed to the location in strong winds and moderate seas and swiftly located the

19 09, 2021

Launch 61/21 – 📟 6.19pm

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UK Coastguard paged Porthcawl's volunteer crew following a report a group of 5 teenagers had got cut off by the tide at the Ogmore river and there was concern they may attempt to cross at the river mouth. The charity's Atlantic 85 lifeboat, Rose of the Shires was launched on service in moderate to rough

15 09, 2021

Launch 60/21 – 📟 1.28pm

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UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew following a report of a Stand Up Paddleboarder (SUP) in difficulty in Newton Bay. The SUP-er was reported to be waving and shouting for help. UK Coastguard requested the launch of the charity’s Atlantic 85 and the crew located the casualty clinging to his SUP board approximately 200m from

7 09, 2021

Launch 59/21 – 📟 8.14pm

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UK Coastguard requested the launch of the Atlantic 85 lifeboat following a report of a stand up paddleboarder (SUP) in possible difficulty about a mile off Rest Bay. Winds were offshore at Rest Bay and the tide outgoing. The crew made best speed to the location and went to the area where the SUP was

29 08, 2021

Launch 58/21 – 📟 12.24pm

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UK Coastguard paged Porthcawl RNLI’s volunteer crew to assess the situation with a motor cruiser that had suffered mechanical failure. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat launched and upon arriving on scene the helm made the decision that undertaking a tow was necessary and the safest way to assist the casualties. The vessel was taken in tow

28 08, 2021

Launch 57/21 – 📟 12.37pm

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UK Coastguard paged Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew to assist our RNLI Lifeguards South East Wales colleagues who were providing assistance to a kayaker who'd capsized and lost their paddle off Trecco Bay. The charity's Atlantic 85 lifeboat, Rose of the Shires was launched on service and took the kayaker and his kayak onboard. The kayaker

26 08, 2021

Launch 56/21 – 📟 8.41pm

By | August 27th, 2021|Comments Off on Launch 56/21 – 📟 8.41pm

UK Coastguard tasked Porthcawl RNLI's volunteer crew to a person in difficulty in the water in Sandy Bay (Coney Beach) around 400m from the shore. The charity’s relief D class lifeboat, Super G II was launched on service and the casualty was swiftly located and assisted to safety. Porthcawl Coastguard also attended the incident.

17 08, 2021

Launch 55/21 – 📟 5.47pm

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Porthcawl's volunteer crew were paged by UK Coastguard after a windsurfer had contacted them reporting he had suffered equipment failure to the south of Newton Point and needed assistance. The charity's Atlantic 85 lifeboat, Rose of the Shires was launched on service in moderate seas and force 5 south westerly winds. The crew located the