RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

Douglas Lifeboat Station

Douglas Lifeboat Station

One of five lifeboat stations on the Isle of Man, and home to the founder of the RNLI, Sir William Hillary, today’s Tyne class lifeboat at Douglas is named after him. The crews have been presented with 21 awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Douglas Lifeboat Station

6.12pm 20 November 2021
1.40pm 11 November 2021
6.55am 15 September 2021
3.52am 20 August 2021
9.21pm 3 August 2021
4.25pm 24 July 2021
4.15pm 24 July 2021
4.39pm 17 July 2021
10.14pm 12 July 2021
12.34am 5 June 2021
12.34am 5 June 2021
3.51pm 17 April 2021
11.25am 20 March 2021
11.25am 20 March 2021
4.02pm 10 January 2021
11.10pm 11 December 2020
12.23am 16 November 2020
9.08pm 13 November 2020
10.42pm 8 October 2020
10.42pm 8 October 2020

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 7°C Max: 11°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Douglas Lifeboat Station
Battery Pier
Douglas Head
Douglas
Isle of Man
British Isles
IM1 5BT

Station phone number

01624 621367

Accessibility

Parking

Visiting times

9am–5pm Monday–Friday
Don't Miss: Crew Training–Thursday evenings

Visitor contact

Tony Radcliffe

Visitor contact phone number

01624 621367

News and media from Douglas Lifeboat Station

Have you got an understanding or knowledge of water-based activities and would you like to support the work of the RNLI on the Isle of Man, but not be tied to a pager? Then the volunteer Water Safety Officer might be the role for you. The RNLI are recruiting a volunteer Water Safety Officer to bring together water safety activities across the Isle of Man.
Article Sea safety
Volunteer needed to lead RNLI Water Safety plan on the Isle of Man
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Douglas all-weather lifeboat, Marine Engineer, returning to harbour
Article Lifeboats
Douglas RNLI called out to assist in multi agency search
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Casualty vessel under tow by Douglas all-weather lifeboat
Article Rescue
Call outs for three of the Island’s RNLI lifeboats
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Casualty vessel under tow by Douglas all-weather lifeboat, Marine Engineer
Article Rescue
Douglas RNLI called out to assist yacht in difficulty
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