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14 08, 2021

Launch 54/21 – 📟 6.46pm

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UK Coastguard requested the launch of the charity's Atlantic 85 lifeboat to assist with a multi agency search for 85 year old missing person, Joseph Hughes. The lifeboat carried out a shoreline search of the area between Rest Bay and Dunraven Bay. Mr. Hughes was last seen at an address in Locks Common Road on

8 08, 2021

Launch 53/21 – 📟 10.06am

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UK Coastguard requested the launch of the charity's Atlantic 85 lifeboat after our RNLI Lifeguard colleagues at Rest Bay had reported two surfers caught in the current on the dropping tide at Rest Bay's point who were being swept in the direction of town as they had arrived to commence their patrol. Volunteers from the

8 08, 2021

Launch 52/21 – 📟 7.14am

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UK Coastguard tasked our volunteer crew following a report that a safety boat for a triathlon event had got into difficulty in Sandy Bay (Coney Beach). Although the safety boat had resolved the situation prior to the lifeboat launching, with strong winds (and rough seas beyond the shelter of the breakwater) the lifeboat was launched

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