RNLI Porthcawl Lifeboat Station

Porthcawl Lifeboat Station

Situated on the south east coast of Wales, Porthcawl Lifeboat Station operates an inshore B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat and a D Class lifeboat. The crews have been honoured with 29 awards for gallantry, including a Bronze Medal, the first to be awarded to a lifeboat woman in 116 years.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Porthcawl Lifeboat Station

11.51am 27 February 2019
9.07am 21 February 2019
8.24am 21 February 2019
9.24am 14 February 2019
3.34pm 23 January 2019
7.16pm 6 January 2019
6.46pm 6 January 2019
3.47pm 5 January 2019
10.06am 5 January 2019
2.17pm 1 January 2019
2.11pm 1 January 2019
4.41pm 23 November 2018
1.46pm 4 November 2018
9.33am 29 October 2018
4.37pm 28 October 2018
10.33am 28 October 2018
12.49am 17 October 2018
3.47pm 7 October 2018
11.12am 25 September 2018
7.57pm 23 September 2018

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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Porthcawl Lifeboat Station
The Esplanade
Porthcawl
Vale of Glamorgan
CF36 3YR

Station phone number

01656 783299

Accessibility

Disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

Generally open 10am - 4pm daily
Don't miss: crew training on Sunday morning and Wednesday evening

Visitor contact

Julie Sanby

Visitor contact phone number

01656 743402

Shop hours

Monday to Sunday 10am - 4pm. Times may change depending on the weather

Shop phone number

01656 782672

Connect with us

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News and media from Porthcawl Lifeboat Station

Barry Dock lifeboat volunteers rescue broken down motor boat
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Barry Dock lifeboat volunteers rescue broken down motor boat
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Porthcawl RNLI practise net recovery
Porthcawl RNLI volunteers practise net recovery with the Atlantic 85 lifeboat during routine training session.
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Porthcawl RNLI practise net recovery
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Porthcawl RNLI's Atlantic 85 lifeboat on a training exercise
Porthcawl's Atlantic 85 conducting boat handling training off Porthcawl seafront in moderate to rough seas.
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Porthcawl RNLI's Atlantic 85 lifeboat on a training exercise
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Green laser light causes distraction for Porthcawl RNLI crew
Porthcawl's Atlantic 85 Lifeboat launching at night
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Green laser light causes distraction for Porthcawl RNLI crew
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