Eastbourne Lifeboat station

Eastbourne Lifeboat Station

Established in 1822, Eastbourne Lifeboat Station is located in Sovereign Harbour. Notable events include taking part in the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk in 1940 and being awarded 10 medals for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Eastbourne Lifeboat Station

12.54am 25 March 2019
12.51am 25 March 2019
7.10am 23 March 2019
10.36am 22 March 2019
7.29pm 21 March 2019
3.25pm 12 March 2019
12.24pm 10 March 2019
12.21pm 10 March 2019
2.21pm 5 March 2019
2.01pm 28 February 2019
2.55pm 27 February 2019
9.25am 24 February 2019
2.11am 24 February 2019
10.06am 22 February 2019
1.40pm 12 February 2019
11.35am 9 February 2019
1.14pm 6 February 2019
2.39pm 1 February 2019
10.54am 29 January 2019
9.44am 28 January 2019

Today's weather

11°C Cloudy
Min: 6°C Max: 11°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Eastbourne Lifeboat Station
Sovereign Harbour
Pevensey Bay Rd
East Sussex
BN23 5BJ

Station phone number

01323 470206

Accessibility

Parking

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Mark Sawyer

Visitor contact phone number

01323 470206

Shop

There is also an RNLI shop in Eastbourne, for more details, please visit the shop page.

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News and media from Eastbourne Lifeboat Station

RNLI Eastbourne scrambled to assist kayakers
Eastbourne lifeboat locates kayaker in rough seas
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RNLI Eastbourne scrambled to assist kayakers
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Morris Men’s donation to Eastbourne Lifeboats
Morris Men performing in Eastbourne
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Morris Men’s donation to Eastbourne Lifeboats
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Tina’s lights shine for Eastbourne lifeboats
Tina with Father Christmas, lifeboat coxswain and crew
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Tina’s lights shine for Eastbourne lifeboats
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Tee shirts and Christmas Carols for Eastbourne lifeboats
Cheque presentation aboard Diamond Jubilee
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Tee shirts and Christmas Carols for Eastbourne lifeboats
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