Sheringham Lifeboat

Shouts

Read what happened when we were last called out.

Shouts

A ‘shout’ or callout is usually initiated when a member of public calls 999 and requests the Coastguard, and if the Coastguard deems it necessary they will send a page to call out the nearest or most suitable lifeboat station(s) to the rescue. All crewmembers carry a pager & when called they must respond as soon as possible 24hrs a day, 7 days a week.

The aim is for the crew to be fully kitted up and the boat in the water within 6 minutes of the page being put out.

We regret to advise our friends, followers and supporters that until further notice Sheringham Lifeboat Station and both shops will be closed to visitors as will all the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) lifeboat stations, shops, museums and visitor centres. Besides protecting the wellbeing of our volunteers, our staff and our visitors this will enable us to preserve and continue with our lifesaving service. In addition, we will be cancelling all indoor and outdoor RNLI fundraising and other events including visits to schools. We will keep you informed via our website and social media accounts of any developments and will also provide updates on any lifesaving launches. Your support for the RNLI is much appreciated and we hope that you will understand why we have made these difficult decisions.