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

1.05am 13 December 2017
2.02pm 10 December 2017
11.43pm 5 December 2017
4.19pm 3 December 2017
3.57pm 3 December 2017
10.08am 3 December 2017
2.54pm 2 December 2017
12.18pm 2 December 2017
11.33pm 1 December 2017
7.47pm 1 December 2017
4.00pm 28 November 2017
8.59am 9 November 2017
2.03pm 6 November 2017
9.13pm 27 October 2017
8.26pm 23 October 2017
12.34pm 23 October 2017
2.17pm 21 October 2017
9.47am 19 October 2017
12.28am 19 October 2017
11.35pm 18 October 2017

Today's weather

9°C Rain
Min: 4°C
Max: 9°C
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Next tide

Sun 17 Dec
High: 10:51pm 6.3m
Low: 5:04am 1.3m
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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 hours

January–February
Monday–Sunday
10am–3pm

March
Monday–Sunday
10am–4pm

April–October
Monday–Sunday
10am–5pm

November–December
Monday–Sunday
10am–4pm

Shop phone number

01323 730717

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News and media from Eastbourne Lifeboat Station

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