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

2.15pm 24 March 2020
5.04pm 23 March 2020
1.51pm 21 March 2020
1.50pm 21 March 2020
5.20pm 15 March 2020
4.54pm 11 March 2020
4.54pm 11 March 2020
10.03am 9 March 2020
8.55pm 17 February 2020
12.46pm 11 February 2020
6.26am 9 February 2020
6.09am 21 January 2020
4.11pm 9 January 2020
3.31pm 8 January 2020
2.49pm 8 January 2020
9.06pm 7 January 2020
7.06pm 6 January 2020
10.17am 4 January 2020
3.17pm 3 January 2020
1.32pm 3 January 2020

Today's weather

9°C Cloudy
Min: 2°C Max: 9°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

Eastbourne Lifeboat launched to runaway fishing boat
Casualty vessel being brought back to beach by volunteer lifeboat crew
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Eastbourne Lifeboat launched to runaway fishing boat
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Artist donates work for Eastbourne Lifeboats
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Artist donates work for Eastbourne Lifeboats
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Kayakers rescued by Eastbourne Lifeboat
Inshore Lifeboat at Beachy Head during Lighthouse Challenge
Article Rescue
Kayakers rescued by Eastbourne Lifeboat
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Yacht gets into difficulties off Eastbourne
Disabled yacht being towed back into harbour
Article Rescue
Yacht gets into difficulties off Eastbourne
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