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

5.20pm 15 June 2019
5.05pm 15 June 2019
6.07pm 11 June 2019
2.25pm 9 June 2019
1.34pm 9 June 2019
11.39pm 8 June 2019
7.45pm 7 June 2019
9.20pm 5 June 2019
3.54pm 2 June 2019
7.40pm 30 May 2019
10.01pm 29 May 2019
10.39pm 25 May 2019
1.31pm 23 May 2019
8.35pm 20 May 2019
6.01pm 20 May 2019
9.00pm 9 May 2019
11.35am 5 May 2019
9.26pm 3 May 2019
4.55pm 1 May 2019
9.19pm 30 April 2019

Today's weather

16°C Cloudy
Min: 13°C Max: 16°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

Choir rocks for Eastbourne Lifeboats
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Choir rocks for Eastbourne Lifeboats
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Weekend action from Eastbourne Lifeboats
Lifeboat tows casualty vessel into the locks at Sovereign Harbour
Article Rescue
Weekend action from Eastbourne Lifeboats
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Lifeboat launches to small tender
Casualty being escorted into harbour by ILB
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Lifeboat launches to small tender
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Stagecoach donation to Eastbourne lifeboats
Stagecoach management team present cheque to Eastbourne lifeboats
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Stagecoach donation to Eastbourne lifeboats
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