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.
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
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
UK Coastguard requested the launch of our Atlantic 85 lifeboat following multiple reports of 2 swimmers caught in the current at the end of the breakwater. When the lifeboat arrived on scene the crew spoke to the swimmers however they refused the assistance of the crew being confident they could get back to the slipway.
Tasked by UK Coastguard to assist police and Llantwit Major Coastguard with a stranded person at the mouth of the River Ogmore. Porthcawl's D Class lifeboat, Jean Ryall was launched on service. The person was recovered onto the lifeboat and transferred to the Ogmore side of the river where care was handed over to police and the Coastguard
The Atlantic 85 lifeboat was launched on service following a tasking request from UK Coastguard. The Coastguard had received a report of an object floating over 500m off Irongate Point that resembled two people possibly on kayaks. Initially Porthcawl Coastguard Team responded to investigate but with the object being some distance off the shore and
Tasked by UK Coastguard to a kayaker who had capsized between Newton and Tusker Rock and been unable to get back onto his kayak. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat was launched on service locating the kayaker, taking him onboard the lifeboat along with his friend. The kayakers had a means for calling for help which had
UK Coastguard requested the launch of our D Class lifeboat to a report of a swimmer in difficulty at Trecco Bay. The swimmer had made it to shore requiring no further assistance shortly before the D Class lifeboat arrived on scene. The lifeboat returned to station where it was made ready for service.
UK Coastguard requested the launch of both the Atlantic 85 and D Class lifeboats to assist with a multiagency search in the Porthcawl area. All was satisfactorily resolved after around 45 minutes of searching and the lifeboats were rehoused and made ready for service.
UK Coastguard tasked our volunteer crew and Porthcawl Coastguard Team to a report of a person in difficulty around the point at Rest Bay. On arrival on scene, the coastguard team met with the first informant who advised them that the person had just made it ashore and did not require any medical assistance. Our