Rhyl lifeboat appeal
The heart of the community
Home to a lifeboat station since 1852, today the seaside town of Rhyl in North Wales swells with holidaymakers from surrounding cities.
That alone keeps Rhyl’s lifesavers busy throughout the summer holidays. Together with the annual air show (attracting 200,000 people over the weekend), three wind farms and the flight paths of two city airports, it’s no wonder the volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew at Rhyl need to be ready for everything.
A new, state-of-the-art lifeboat
Due to go into service in late 2019, the majority of the funding for the new Shannon class lifeboat will come from an incredibly generous legacy gift. However, we’re still looking to raise £150,000 towards its £2.2M cost.
The crew’s current Mersey class all-weather lifeboat, Lil Cunningham, has served this community since 1992 and is now reaching the end of her operational life.
And that’s why they need your help.
Please donate today
On behalf of the volunteer crew members at Rhyl and everybody at the RNLI, thank you for considering this appeal.