Cowes Lifeboat Station

Cowes Lifeboat Station

Cowes Lifeboat Station is converted from a former HM Customs Watch House, the rear of which is 300 years old. It looks out onto one of the world’s busiest shipping waterways and carries out a range of interesting services every year.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Cowes Lifeboat Station

11.35pm 21 June 2019
5.56pm 17 June 2019
11.29pm 15 June 2019
10.50pm 13 June 2019
6.06pm 13 June 2019
10.45am 27 May 2019
1.49pm 26 May 2019
10.35pm 7 May 2019
12.55am 6 May 2019
10.40am 4 May 2019
5.56pm 26 April 2019
9.11am 6 April 2019
4.00pm 28 March 2019
11.11pm 7 March 2019
11.05am 27 February 2019
11.00am 27 February 2019
2.05pm 22 February 2019
4.15pm 19 February 2019
1.25pm 26 January 2019
5.46pm 8 January 2019

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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Cowes Lifeboat Station
Watch House Lane
Cowes
Isle of Wight
PO31 7QH

Station phone number

01983 299387

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking

Visitor contact email

cowes@rnli.org.uk

Visiting times

Open most bank holidays, otherwise by appointment. Contact the station for details.

Shop hours

Monday-Saturday
10:30am-3:30 or 4pm (dependent on volunteer availability)

Shop phone number

01983 209073

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News and media from Cowes Lifeboat Station

Cowes lifeboat responds to late night river emergency
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Cowes lifeboat responds to late night river emergency
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Crippled and waterlogged speedboat towed to safety by lifeboat
Speedboat is towed in the Solent by the lifeboat, with lifeboat crew member aboard the speedboat.
Article Rescue
Crippled and waterlogged speedboat towed to safety by lifeboat
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Unwell yachtswoman rushed ashore by Cowes lifeboat
Lifeboat enters Cowes harbour with the unwell woman
Article Rescue
Unwell yachtswoman rushed ashore by Cowes lifeboat
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Inshore Lifeboat Centre’s open day proved a big success
People sit in the boat shed for the naming to start.
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Inshore Lifeboat Centre’s open day proved a big success
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