Latest Shouts

Oct 9, 2016

Hoylake Lifeboat was tasked to assist a 6m diving RIB with 4 persons on board that had suffered engine failure west of the Liverpool bar.


Jul 27, 2016

Hoylake RNLI Lifeboat was called out this morning to a yacht in difficulties off the Dee estuary. In a freshening wind the lifeboat was called to assist after the yachtsman became disorientated in poor weather and sea conditions.


Jul 10, 2016

Hoylake Lifeboat was tasked to assist a passenger ferry that had run aground off Eastham Locks in the River Mersey.


Jun 29, 2016

Hoylake RNLI's Shannon Class lifeboat showed just how capable she is when tasked by HM Coastguard to the assistance of a fishing vessel 38 miles north west of the lifeboat station. The Scottish-registered beam trawler Tjeerd Jacoba had suffered engine failure.

Watch the shout video here


Mar 9, 2016

At 13:59 Liverpool Coastguard requested Hoylake Lifeboat to launch to assist Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service's Marine Fire 1 RIB


Feb 24, 2016

Hoylake Lifeboat launched after a body was sighted in the sea a few miles north of the mouth of the River Dee.


Feb 13, 2016

While Hoylake Lifeboat was preparing to recover after an exercise, Liverpool Coastguard received a 999 call reporting 4 people cut off by the tide on the sandbank at Meols. As the lifeboat arrived on scene, it was decided that Hoylake's Tractor 'Bravo' would be best suited to assist. The tractor arrived at the location and transported the casualties to the shore.


Sep 20, 2015

Hoylake's relief Shannon Class lifeboat 'Reg' was tasked to take part in a multi-agency search & rescue operation after HM Coastguard received a Mayday call from the yacht "Mary". Hoylake Lifeboat was launched along with Lytham St Annes and New Brighton RNLI Lifeboats and the Coastguard Helicopter from Caernarfon.

After searching the Liverpool Bay area, including the Burbo Windfarm and north of the Bar back towards Hilbre Island for over 5 hours, Hoylake Lifeboat and all other units were stood down after nothing was found.


Aug 30, 2015

Hoylake Lifeboat was brought to immediate readiness when a gas alarm sounded on an offshore gas installation. The lifeboat was prepared for launch and was moved onto the slipway before eventually being stood down by the Coastguard.


Aug 23, 2015

Hoylake Lifeboat was brought to immediate readiness when a gas alarm sounded on an offshore gas installation. The lifeboat was prepared for launch and was moved onto the slipway before eventually being stood down by the Coastguard.


Aug 14, 2015

Hoylake Lifeboat was brought to immediate readiness when a gas alarm sounded on an offshore gas installation. The lifeboat was prepared for launch and was moved onto the slipway before eventually being stood down by the Coastguard.


Jul 11, 2015

Hoylake Lifeboat was tasked following a report of a broken down diving vessel with divers still in the water. The lifeboat was launched, but was stood down shortly after when Rhyl Lifeboat was tasked to the service.


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When RNLI lifeboats are tasked to a rescue this is commonly referred to as a 'shout'.

Watch 'Shouts' on our YouTube Channel