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

10.36pm 22 April 2017
2.41am 29 March 2017
5.38pm 5 March 2017
7.27am 5 March 2017
7.19am 5 March 2017
6.11pm 29 December 2016
6.07pm 29 December 2016
1.11am 26 December 2016
1.03am 26 December 2016
8.11pm 22 October 2016
10.44am 27 September 2016
2.56pm 18 September 2016
7.11pm 30 August 2016
10.01pm 26 August 2016
5.28pm 22 August 2016
6.38pm 13 August 2016
4.48pm 1 August 2016
6.35am 27 July 2016
6.12pm 17 July 2016
10.53pm 8 July 2016

Today's weather

15°C Sunshine
Min: 13°C
Max: 15°C
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Next tide

Sun 28 May
High: 1:56pm 5.3m
Low: 8:04pm 0.3m
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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

Early morning call out for RNLI Douglas lifeboat crew
Douglas RNLI lifeboat returning to harbour with casualty vessel.
Article Rescues
Early morning call out for RNLI Douglas lifeboat crew
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Rescues, birthdays and Swim Safe make for busy year for Manx RNLI lifeboat crews
Port St Mary RNLI's all-weather Trent class lifeboat
Article Sea safety
Rescues, birthdays and Swim Safe make for busy year for Manx RNLI lifeboat crews
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New safety partnership launched as Welsh lifeboats kept busy in 2016
The Mumbles RNLI was the Welsh station with the highest number of lifeboat launches in 2016
Article Sea safety
New safety partnership launched as Welsh lifeboats kept busy in 2016
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Douglas RNLI assist becalmed yacht
Douglas RNLI assist becalmed yacht
Video Lifeboats
Douglas RNLI assist becalmed yacht
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