Dart Lifeboat Station

Established in 1878, Dart Lifeboat Station re-opened in 2007 after being closed for 111 years. It currently operates a busy D class inshore lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Dart Lifeboat Station

5.42pm 31 October 2020
4.39pm 22 September 2020
5.33pm 20 September 2020
12.44pm 19 September 2020
1.25pm 12 September 2020
2.43pm 8 September 2020
9.38am 8 September 2020
6.46pm 6 September 2020
9.21am 4 September 2020
9.17pm 27 August 2020
10.28pm 6 August 2020
10.49am 30 July 2020
10.36am 30 July 2020
2.11pm 29 July 2020
1.13am 17 July 2020
4.59pm 5 July 2020
4.59pm 5 July 2020
1.26pm 4 July 2020
1.28pm 2 July 2020
1.22pm 28 June 2020

Today's weather

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Min: 6°C Max: 9°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

Dart Lifeboat Station
Coronation Park
North Embankment

Station phone number

01803 839224


Disabled Access

Visiting times

To arrange a visit to the station please contact Kevin Murphy, Lifeboat Visits Officer, using the Contact us link on the station website


RNLI Shop 9 South Embankment (Ground Floor)

Shop phone number

01803 832423

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News and media from Dart Lifeboat Station

Article Lifeboats
Dart RNLI launch to the aid of a motorboat that had hit rocks
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Article Lifeboats
Great news for the RNLI Dart volunteers
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Article Rescue
Nine people rescued in two days after capsizes in the River Dart.
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Bring the crew home safe this Christmas

Volunteer lifeboat crews are busier than ever. The risks they face are greater. The costs to keep them safe are rising. But income is falling. Can they and their families count on your kindness this Christmas?