This is the Homepage of Rhyl Lifeboat station in North Wales, 1 of over 250 R.N.L.I. stations which cover the complete coastline of the British Isles and Ireland, including inland waters.
Throughout this website, The all-weather lifeboat will be called “AWB” and the inshore lifeboat “ILB”.
Remember – if you think you see someone in trouble at sea, dial 999 and ask for “COASTGUARD”
Schools/Organised parties are welcome to visit the boathouse when booked in advance. Click here for more details
Next All-weather lifeboat (AWB) exercise:
Thursday 7th July – exercise with Hoylake lifeboat at 1900.
Sunday 24th July Time to be confirmed. (Rhyl harbour raft race day)
Next Inshore boat (ILB) exercise:
Normally (depending on weather conditions) the ILB will exercise Sunday mornings about 10am to 12 noon, and also with the AWB on exercise.
RHYL LIFEBOAT Events calendar
Saturday 23rd July. Prestatyn Carnival 1230. ILB in parade.
Sunday 24th July Raft race at Rhyl harbour.
Sunday 31st July. Rhyl Festival parade. ILB to attend.
Sunday 21st August Open Day at boathouse.
Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th August Rhyl Air Show.
If you wish to donate to the RNLI through Rhyl station, please go to our donate page
Did you know? The lifeboat is crewed by volunteers.
When a call comes in, crew members may be at work, or at home. The coastguard pages the crew and they jump into action, attending the lifeboat station as quickly as they can do safely. Once at the station a ﬂurry of activity occurs: the best team for the job from the available crew is picked arrangements are made to ready the boats and tractors whilst the crew are kitting up communication is maintained with the Coastguard to get as much information as possible the boats leave the boathouse as preparations for launching continue along the beach LAUNCH !
We’re always ready to respond!
24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 52 weeks of the year.
In the last 5 years … (2009-2014)
• Paged 111 times,
• 17 times during the night
• Time at sea on service 182 hours
• Paged 282 times
• 30 times during the night