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

9.05pm 16 July 2018
9.04pm 16 July 2018
6.42am 16 July 2018
9.53am 15 July 2018
6.25pm 13 July 2018
5.28pm 13 July 2018
1.37pm 9 July 2018
11.28am 5 July 2018
9.39pm 4 July 2018
8.39pm 4 July 2018
4.42am 1 July 2018
9.39pm 29 June 2018
12.34pm 28 June 2018
2.10pm 25 June 2018
1.44pm 25 June 2018
12.29pm 25 June 2018
10.00am 25 June 2018
10.23pm 23 June 2018
7.52pm 19 June 2018
6.11am 18 June 2018

Today's weather

19°C Cloudy
Min: 15°C
Max: 19°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 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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Eastbourne RNLI assists angling boat
Eastbourne ALB tasked to rescue disabled charter angling boat with 9 persons on board 18 miles from Sovereign Harbour
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Eastbourne RNLI assists angling boat
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