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

2.35pm 5 July 2020
11.45pm 27 June 2020
4.25pm 27 June 2020
5.19pm 24 June 2020
9.40pm 15 June 2020
2.13am 13 June 2020
7.41pm 10 June 2020
4.15pm 9 June 2020
1.40pm 9 June 2020
6.56pm 7 June 2020
11.52am 3 June 2020
3.26pm 30 May 2020
7.05pm 28 May 2020
12.24pm 28 May 2020
1.28pm 27 May 2020
12.37am 26 May 2020
1.56pm 25 May 2020
1.56pm 25 May 2020
8.17am 25 May 2020
8.17am 25 May 2020

Today's weather

17°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 17°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

Surviving the Storms: New book showcases incredible rescues by RNLI lifesavers
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Surviving the Storms: New book showcases incredible rescues by RNLI lifesavers
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Eastbourne Lifeboat rescues beached yacht
Beached yacht being towed into deeper water
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Eastbourne Lifeboat rescues beached yacht
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Stranded kayakers plucked from beach by Eastbourne lifeboat
Photo of the casualties disembarking the Y boat.
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Stranded kayakers plucked from beach by Eastbourne lifeboat
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Eastbourne Lifeboat launched to runaway fishing boat
Casualty vessel being brought back to beach by volunteer lifeboat crew
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Eastbourne Lifeboat launched to runaway fishing boat
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