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

4.40pm 3 July 2020
6.28am 26 June 2020
9.38pm 25 June 2020
3.30pm 31 May 2020
5.53pm 28 May 2020
5.26pm 22 May 2020
2.00pm 7 May 2020
7.50pm 8 March 2020
4.31pm 7 March 2020
11.31pm 21 February 2020
4.42pm 13 February 2020
3.40pm 22 January 2020
3.40pm 22 January 2020
3.33pm 22 January 2020
3.33pm 22 January 2020
11.20am 13 January 2020
12.22pm 22 December 2019
1.50pm 14 December 2019
3.25pm 7 December 2019
11.57am 11 November 2019

Today's weather

18°C Cloudy
Min: 11°C Max: 18°C
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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

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