Latest lifeboat launches

RNLI lifeboats around the UK and Ireland are on call 24 hours a day, ready to respond to any emergency at sea.


  • Lifeboat launched within 24 hours
  • Lifeboat launched within 48 hours

With an average of 24 call-outs a day, there's most likely a lifeboat out on a rescue right now.

This map shows which lifeboat stations have been out on a shout in the last 48 hours. The map is powered by the crew pager system.

See an overall view of recent lifeboat launches or select a lifeboat station on the map for more station information.