RNLI Bembridge Lifeboat Station

Bembridge Lifeboat Station

Bembridge Lifeboat Station is located at the eastern end of the Isle of Wight, adjacent to the infamous Bembridge Ledge. Founded in 1867, it has a Tamar class all-weather lifeboat, Alfred Albert Williams, and a D class inshore lifeboat, Norman Harvey.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Bembridge Lifeboat Station

3.55pm 23 February 2021
2.46pm 3 February 2021
12.01pm 3 February 2021
9.56pm 25 December 2020
3.21pm 7 November 2020
10.59am 21 October 2020
3.28pm 25 September 2020
8.15am 25 September 2020
11.17am 21 September 2020
7.58pm 19 September 2020
5.19pm 19 September 2020
11.51am 14 September 2020
12.03pm 10 September 2020
6.07pm 6 September 2020
6.01pm 6 September 2020
1.00pm 29 August 2020
4.32pm 27 August 2020
8.40pm 22 August 2020
4.40pm 22 August 2020
4.40pm 22 August 2020

Today's weather

10°C Rain
Min: 7°C Max: 10°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Bembridge Lifeboat Station
Lane End
Isle of Wight
PO35 5TD

Station phone number

01983 875127


Parking, Disabled parking, Disabled access

Visiting times

Monday-Sunday 2pm-4pm

July-late September
Monday-Sunday 11am-4pm

School holidays and half terms
Monday-Sunday 11am-4pm

Shop phone number

01983 875906

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News and media from Bembridge Lifeboat Station

Nave Andromeda off Ventnor
Article Lifeboats
Bembridge RNLI’s All-Weather Tamar Lifeboat launched to provide safety cover
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Normand Pacific viewed from astern just prior to transfer of the casualty
Article People
Bembridge RNLI’s All-Weather Lifeboat medivacs a casualty on Christmas Eve
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G-V Sharon Vale grounded on the submarine barrier off Southsea
Article Rescue
Bembridge RNLI's All-Weather Lifeboat assists a 24m trawler off Southsea
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Sir Martin White being presented with the Isle of Lifeboat Board's painting
Article Events
President of the Isle of Wight Lifeboat Board retires
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Bring hope, even on the darkest days

Coronavirus has delayed crucial crew training and lifeboat maintenance. A kind donation from you could help keep our crews safe and ready to rescue. Will you give us hope this spring?