RNLI Calshot Lifeboat Station

Calshot Lifeboat Station

Established in 1970 and located on Calshot Spit, Calshot Lifeboat Station operates at the end of Southampton Water and into the Solent. It currently houses two inshore lifeboats, an Atlantic 85 and a D class.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Calshot Lifeboat Station

7.59pm 29 December 2020
3.15pm 29 December 2020
11.19am 17 December 2020
11.09am 17 December 2020
11.34pm 16 December 2020
9.44am 8 December 2020
11.04pm 5 December 2020
5.33am 5 December 2020
4.04am 27 November 2020
3.50pm 25 November 2020
12.17pm 20 November 2020
6.07pm 10 November 2020
5.48pm 10 November 2020
5.34pm 4 November 2020
3.58pm 14 October 2020
2.17pm 14 October 2020
12.46pm 26 September 2020
3.28pm 25 September 2020
3.22pm 25 September 2020
2.59pm 24 September 2020

Today's weather

6°C Rain
Min: 3°C Max: 6°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

Calshot Lifeboat Station
Calshot Activity Centre
SO45 1BR

Station phone number

02380 893509


Parking, Disabled parking

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Diane Carrier

Visitor contact phone number

02380 893509
07748 078873

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News and media from Calshot Lifeboat Station

Article Fundraising
Calshot RNLI receive £250 donation from local sailing club
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Article Rescue
Calshot RNLI rescue kite surfer in difficulty within sight of shore
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The Calshot Atlantic 85 lifeboat launches under darkness.
Article Lifeboats
Multi-agency rescue as Calshot RNLI attend late night incident on rocks
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Photo showing sunset recovery for Atlantic 85 lifeboat 'Max Walls' after completion of the shout.
Article Lifeboats
Calshot RNLI attend jet ski in shallow water in 30 degree heat
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