Porthcawl Harbour Byelaw Consultation

Sep 14, 2021

The local authority is inviting views on issues arising at Porthcawl Harbour and whether the adoption of new byelaws at Porthcawl Harbour and the revision of the byelaws which are currently effective at Porthcawl Harbour, to reflect the current operations and activities that take place is the best way for the Council to proceed. The […]

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Notice to Mariners – 002 of 2021

Jul 21, 2021

Open-water swimming 25/07/2021 There will be a large group of open water swimmers participating in the Slip 2 Slip event where entrants will swim 4 kilometers from Ogmore-by-sea to Porthcawl on Sunday 25th July 2021. The swimmers will enter the water at Ogmore-by-sea in groups of 20 to 25 over the course of the morning […]

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Notice to Mariners – 001 of 2021

Apr 30, 2021

Contractors working on behalf of Bridgend County Borough Council have begun mobilisation of plant and materials for the sea defence construction works taking place on the breakwater. The works are starting this month and are likely to run throughout the summer up until March 2022.   The contractors will be using the area alongside the […]

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Notice to Mariners – 03 of 2020 – Openwater Swimming Event

Sep 16, 2020

We have been made aware that there will be approximately 120 participants swimming 4 kilometers from Ogmore-by-sea to Porthcawl on Sunday 20th September 2020. The swimmers will enter the water at Ogmore-by-sea in groups of 20 to 25 starting at 08:45 and a number of water rescue vessels will be in the area to support […]

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Notice to Mariners 02 of 2020 – General Advice

Jul 24, 2020

General Information The Harbour and in particular the waters around Sandy Bay are a busy area for on water activities including; Canoeing, Kayaking, Windsurfing, Kite Surfing, Stand up Paddle boarding and open water swimming.   Safety Information This notice is intended to give specific advice to Kayaks, Canoes, Windsurfers, Stand up Paddle Boards, Kite Surfers, […]

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Local Notice to Mariners – Porthcawl Lighthouse – 01 of 2020

Jul 14, 2020

The Porthcawl Lighthouse sector light has been temporarily extinguished for repair. Mariners are directed to navigate this area with increased caution during hours of darkness and to navigate using the remaining approach channel buoyage and aids to navigation.

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Visitors welcomed back to Porthcawl Marina

Jul 11, 2020

Following Welsh Government’s recent announcement that self-catering, self-contained holiday accommodation can re-open in Wales from 11th July, we will be able to welcome berth holders who have their own bathroom and dining facilities on board to stay overnight at Porthcawl Marina. Please note that our shower facilities will be out of use, and we have […]

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Covid-19 Marina Operation Update

Jun 1, 2020

As of today (1st June 2020) recreational boating will be permitted as part of the daily exercise and recreation away from home, but not for overnight accommodation. Therefore the lock gates will again become operational at 12:15pm today. Berth Holders must follow Welsh Government guidelines and only be accompanied by persons residing at the same […]

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Covid-19 Update

May 13, 2020

A quick update on the situation at Porthcawl Marina as there has been some conflicting advice being shared on social media recently.   As many of you may know the Prime Ministers announcement on Sunday (10th May)permitted residents of England to spend more time outdoors and travel to open spaces in a private vehicle from the […]

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Rescuefest 2019 & P1 Aquacross – 28th July 2019

Jul 19, 2019

A busy day scheduled for the 28th July 2019 when Porthcawl welcomes back two hugely popular events from last year. The P1 Aquacross event will be running in Newton Bay and the RNLI Rescuefest will be along the seafront with various on water demonstrations taking place. Rescuefest P1 Aquacross

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