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

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
2.21pm 18 July 2019
1.29pm 30 June 2019
11.30pm 29 June 2019
3.14pm 28 June 2019
3.09pm 28 June 2019
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

Today's weather

18°C Cloudy
Min: 15°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

Tangled spinnaker leads to man overboard emergency
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Tangled spinnaker leads to man overboard emergency
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Upended catamaran is real challenge for Cowes lifeboat
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Upended catamaran is real challenge for Cowes lifeboat
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Cowes lifeboat dislodges couple's troublesome anchor chain
Two lifeboat members are on the yacht, looking down on the anchor chain.
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Cowes lifeboat dislodges couple's troublesome anchor chain
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Cowes lifeboat responds to late night river emergency
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Cowes lifeboat responds to late night river emergency
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