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

4.02pm 19 August 2019
1.06am 8 August 2019
5.46pm 7 August 2019
2.50pm 7 August 2019
5.51pm 28 July 2019
7.40pm 23 July 2019
1.06pm 20 July 2019
12.55pm 20 July 2019
11.25pm 16 July 2019
11.10pm 16 July 2019
4.20pm 16 July 2019
4.17pm 16 July 2019
7.49pm 14 July 2019
9.35pm 13 July 2019
9.35pm 13 July 2019
9.26am 13 July 2019
9.12pm 12 July 2019
9.45am 12 July 2019
8.45am 12 July 2019
11.52am 10 July 2019

Today's weather

18°C Cloudy
Min: 14°C Max: 18°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

Yacht gets into difficulties off Eastbourne
Disabled yacht being towed back into harbour
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Yacht gets into difficulties off Eastbourne
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Walkers rescued by Eastbourne RNLI Lifeboats
Casualty is transferred to ALB from ILB
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Walkers rescued by Eastbourne RNLI Lifeboats
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Elderly windsurfer saved by Eastbourne lifeboat
Relaunch of ILB with casualty safely ashore
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Elderly windsurfer saved by Eastbourne lifeboat
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Extreme rescues for Eastbourne lifeboat
Lifeboat comes alongside trawler to collect crewman
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Extreme rescues for Eastbourne lifeboat
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