RNLI Aberystwyth Lifeboat Station

Aberystwyth Lifeboat Station

Established in 1861 and situated in one of the main holiday resorts in Cardigan bay, Aberystwyth was the first station ever to have an inshore lifeboat. The station has received 13 awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Aberystwyth Lifeboat Station

9.35pm 15 August 2022
9.19pm 13 August 2022
4.41pm 9 August 2022
12.07pm 3 August 2022
11.55am 3 August 2022
12.08pm 21 July 2022
10.15pm 18 July 2022
3.41am 18 July 2022
10.25pm 30 June 2022
10.31am 17 June 2022
12.14pm 15 June 2022
1.31am 3 June 2022
7.52pm 30 May 2022
10.13pm 29 May 2022
1.52am 9 May 2022
6.47pm 5 May 2022
8.47pm 27 April 2022
3.54pm 20 March 2022
1.58pm 25 February 2022
11.39pm 15 February 2022

Today's weather

17°C Rain
Min: 12°C Max: 17°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Town Quay
SY23 1JY

Station phone

01970 612478

Station opening times

Monday-Sunday 11am-4pm

Sundays 11am-4pm

Visiting is subject to volunteer availability.

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Aberystwyth RNLI Shop

Opening hours

Our Shop currently remains closed due to Covid risks. Please visit another of our local shops or shop.rnli.org for all your gifts.


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News and media from Aberystwyth Lifeboat Station

Rescued yacht returning to Aberystwyth harbour
Article Rescue
Yacht with engine failure assisted by Aberystwyth RNLI
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Article People
Aberystwyth Lifeboat Volunteer receives Excellence in Volunteering award
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RNLI Lifeboats logo on grey background
Article Rescue
Two missing divers located by Aberystwyth Lifeboat
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Presentation of cheque by family of Mr William Stretch
Article Fundraising
Donation in memory of Aberystwyth lifeboat crewmember.
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