RNLI Dart Lifeboat Station

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

5.53pm 12 June 2021
2.13pm 12 June 2021
8.59am 4 June 2021
8.18pm 3 June 2021
1.06pm 2 May 2021
12.18pm 27 April 2021
5.40pm 16 April 2021
6.47pm 15 April 2021
6.47pm 15 April 2021
6.37pm 7 January 2021
2.26pm 12 December 2020
4.24pm 26 November 2020
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

Today's weather

18°C Cloudy
Min: 9°C Max: 18°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 People
Dart RNLI launch to rescue stranded walkers
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Article Lifeboats
Dart RNLI launch to the aid of a motorboat that had hit rocks
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Dart D class lifeboat exercising in May 2019 with the Ex Salcombe B class during the trial
Article Lifeboats
Great news for the RNLI Dart volunteers
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Dart Harbour brought the sunken yacht to Sharpham Quay
Article Rescue
Nine people rescued in two days after capsizes in the River Dart.
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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?