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

12.23am 16 November 2020
9.08pm 13 November 2020
10.42pm 8 October 2020
10.42pm 8 October 2020
1.07pm 19 September 2020
4.47am 9 September 2020
8.17pm 21 July 2020
7.20pm 15 June 2020
7.03pm 13 April 2020
7.02pm 13 April 2020
3.16pm 6 February 2020
3.16pm 6 February 2020
5.36pm 4 February 2020
9.18pm 15 November 2019
3.18pm 6 November 2019
3.10pm 6 November 2019
7.26pm 14 September 2019
2.51pm 25 August 2019
3.10am 24 August 2019
3.10am 24 August 2019

Today's weather

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Min: 6°C Max: 8°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

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

Article Lifeboats
Douglas RNLI lifeboat launched to assist in search for a missing person
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Article Lifeboats
Douglas RNLI lifeboat launched after person reported entering the sea
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Article Rescue
Douglas RNLI launched to assist in a multi-agency incident
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Article Lifeboats
Douglas RNLI called out to assist sailing yacht in difficulty
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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?