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

3.25pm 7 December 2019
11.57am 11 November 2019
8.31pm 26 October 2019
8.25pm 26 October 2019
3.51pm 30 September 2019
10.27pm 19 September 2019
4.59pm 14 September 2019
7.39pm 13 September 2019
7.49pm 26 August 2019
7.27pm 26 August 2019
4.45pm 23 August 2019
4.36pm 23 August 2019
7.07pm 21 August 2019
12.50am 21 August 2019
2.00pm 15 August 2019
2.00pm 15 August 2019
11.47am 11 August 2019
2.30pm 4 August 2019
4.27pm 24 July 2019
9.19am 21 July 2019

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 4°C Max: 11°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

Cowes lifeboat tows motorboat to safety
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Cowes lifeboat tows motorboat to safety
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Cowes lifeboat responds to ‘men in difficulties’ alarm
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Cowes lifeboat responds to ‘men in difficulties’ alarm
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President of the Isle of Wight Lifeboat Board retires
Sir Martin White being presented with the Isle of Lifeboat Board's painting
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President of the Isle of Wight Lifeboat Board retires
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Tangled spinnaker leads to man overboard emergency
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Tangled spinnaker leads to man overboard emergency
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