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

7.09pm 12 June 2021
10.48am 9 June 2021
1.19pm 8 June 2021
7.10pm 6 June 2021
3.04pm 16 May 2021
9.32pm 15 May 2021
10.32am 12 May 2021
7.35am 15 April 2021
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

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 13°C Max: 15°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

The Littlehampton RNLI volunteer crew returning to the slipway at Fisherman’s Quay in the early hours of 13 June after more than seven hours of search and rescue operations.
Article Sea safety
4 shouts in 36 hours for Littlehampton RNLI lifeboats and crews
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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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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?