Porthcawl's volunteer crew were tasked by UK Coastguard to assist two teenagers who were cut off by the incoming tide and stranded on a large rock to the east side of Newton Point. The charity's D Class lifeboat, Super G II was launched on service with 3 crew onboard and made best speed to the
As the crew prepared to head home from the lifeboat station from the previous launch the pagers sounded again and the crew were tasked by UK Coastguard to a further incident. This time a report had been received from Porthcawl NCI that there were people cut off by the tide in Dunraven Bay, Southerndown. The
As the Atlantic 85 lifeboat was washed down for a second time a further tasking was received from UK Coastguard. This time the Atlantic 85 Rose of the Shires was launched to a 13 year old boy on a bodyboard being swept out by the offshore winds at Rest Bay. The boy was located clinging to his
A further tasking came from UK Coastguard as the lifeboats were rehoused within the lifeboat station for two surfers struggling against offshore winds at Rest Bay. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat was relaunched within minutes and made its way to Rest Bay. The crew located the two surfers who were slowly making some progress back to
As the crew of the Atlantic 85 lifeboat made their way back to Porthcawl from the earlier launch to Ogmore by Sea they were flagged down by a windsurfer who had suffered equipment failure with a broken boom in Newton Bay. The casualty was taken onboard the Atlantic 85 lifeboat along with his equipment and
Tasked by UK Coastguard following a report that there were people in the water along with a Stand Up Paddleboard being swept out to sea off Ogmore By Sea. Both the charity’s Atlantic 85 lifeboat Rose of the Shires and D Class lifeboat Super G II were launched. As the crew arrived on scene they
Our volunteer crew launched the Atlantic 85 lifeboat, Rose Of The Shires to a report of two people on a Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) struggling to return to shore in strong Easterly winds (offshore) at Rest Bay. The lifeboat made best speed to the location and located the casualties approximately 150m off the beach. One
Both lifeboats were launched at the request of UK Coastguard in the early hours of the morning to assist with a multi-agency incident on the Vale of Glamorgan coastline.
UK Coastguard requested the launch of the Atlantic 85 lifeboat to assist with a multi-agency search for a missing person in the Sker Beach area. After a search of around 2 hours the lifeboat was stood down as the person was located safe and well by land based search teams.
Our volunteer crew onboard our Atlantic 85 lifeboat were diverted from their training exercise off Porthcawl seafront at 6.25pm by UK Coastguard. Porthcawl NCI had reported a surfer who had been swept around the point at Rest Bay on the incoming tide and was now out of view of their CCTV camera. The lifeboat made