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.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Porthcawl Lifeboat Station

7.06pm 9 April 2019
11.44am 7 April 2019
12.21am 7 April 2019
12.21am 7 April 2019
9.07am 3 April 2019
8.32pm 27 March 2019
10.31am 24 March 2019
12.32am 22 March 2019
12.32am 22 March 2019
12.25am 22 March 2019
12.25am 22 March 2019
1.55pm 19 March 2019
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

Today's weather

19°C Cloudy
Min: 12°C Max: 19°C
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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

Porthcawl Lifeboat the Busiest in Wales, Supports the RNLI Mayday Campaign
Atlantic 85 being launched from the slipway
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Porthcawl Lifeboat the Busiest in Wales, Supports the RNLI Mayday Campaign
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Welsh RNLI rescuers issue their own Mayday after figures reveal a busy 2018
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Welsh RNLI rescuers issue their own Mayday after figures reveal a busy 2018
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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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