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

3.25pm 5 October 2019
6.59pm 4 October 2019
5.08pm 23 September 2019
4.40pm 23 September 2019
1.11pm 22 September 2019
2.08pm 19 September 2019
10.07pm 17 September 2019
5.08pm 17 September 2019
5.08pm 16 September 2019
5.00pm 16 September 2019
12.51am 15 September 2019
5.10pm 10 September 2019
10.01pm 1 September 2019
7.56pm 1 September 2019
1.15pm 1 September 2019
6.03pm 30 August 2019
6.57pm 26 August 2019
4.15pm 24 August 2019
6.41pm 23 August 2019
11.21pm 22 August 2019

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 13°C Max: 15°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

Artist donates work for Eastbourne Lifeboats
Article Fundraising
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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Walkers rescued by Eastbourne RNLI Lifeboats
Casualty is transferred to ALB from ILB
Article Rescue
Walkers rescued by Eastbourne RNLI Lifeboats
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