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

7.16pm 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
2.49pm 6 September 2018
1.41am 21 August 2018
10.53am 20 August 2018
10.52am 20 August 2018
8.39pm 19 August 2018

Today's weather

10°C Rain
Min: 7°C Max: 10°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

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News and media from Porthcawl Lifeboat Station

Green laser light causes distraction for Porthcawl RNLI crew
Porthcawl's Atlantic 85 Lifeboat launching at night
Article Lifeboats
Green laser light causes distraction for Porthcawl RNLI crew
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Porthcawl RNLI Volunteers Reflect on 2018
Lifeboat being taken down slipway and about to launch
Article Lifeboats
Porthcawl RNLI Volunteers Reflect on 2018
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RNLI Volunteer Wins Bravery Award
Ieuan receives his award from Ade Collins of Action Doors who sponsored the award
Article People
RNLI Volunteer Wins Bravery Award
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Not Just One Father and Son to the Rescue but Two
Porthcawl's Atlantic 85 underway off Porthcawl
Article People
Not Just One Father and Son to the Rescue but Two
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