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

6.57pm 19 May 2018
4.39pm 16 May 2018
4.37pm 16 May 2018
1.00pm 16 May 2018
9.53pm 15 May 2018
7.53pm 15 May 2018
4.44pm 7 May 2018
12.48pm 7 May 2018
12.20pm 7 May 2018
12.19pm 7 May 2018
3.57pm 4 May 2018
2.52pm 4 May 2018
2.25pm 4 May 2018
3.11pm 3 May 2018
3.11pm 3 May 2018
1.55pm 3 May 2018
12.17pm 3 May 2018
11.33am 3 May 2018
7.41am 3 May 2018
2.13pm 25 April 2018

Today's weather

17°C Rain
Min: 12°C
Max: 17°C
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Next tide

Mon 21 May
Low: 10.33am 0.4m
High: 4.43pm 1.8m
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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

Six launches in a day for Eastbourne Lifeboats
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Six launches in a day for Eastbourne Lifeboats
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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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Eastbourne ILB rescues people cut off by tide at Beachy Head
Eastbourne inshore lifeboat rescues 5 persons and a dog cut off by tide at Beachy Head
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Eastbourne ILB rescues people cut off by tide at Beachy Head
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Eastbourne Lifeboat tows in 65t fishing vessel
ALB launched to assist large fishing vessel with fouled propeller 2nd Feb 2018
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Eastbourne Lifeboat tows in 65t fishing vessel
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