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

9.08am 23 September 2018
7.38pm 22 September 2018
1.33pm 22 September 2018
10.23pm 15 September 2018
2.47pm 13 September 2018
9.22am 12 September 2018
11.12am 11 September 2018
11.03pm 10 September 2018
9.01pm 26 August 2018
8.24am 26 August 2018
6.41pm 23 August 2018
8.39pm 22 August 2018
10.17pm 19 August 2018
4.43pm 11 August 2018
2.03pm 11 August 2018
11.03pm 6 August 2018
8.33pm 6 August 2018
7.54pm 6 August 2018
8.35am 6 August 2018
2.32pm 4 August 2018

Today's weather

15°C Cloudy
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

Eastbourne lifeboat in challenging rescue
The Eastbourne lifeboat assists the fishing vessel.
Article Rescue
Eastbourne lifeboat in challenging rescue
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Manic Monday for Eastbourne Lifeboats
Shot of the yacht at night being towed into harbour by the lifeboat.
Article Rescue
Manic Monday for Eastbourne Lifeboats
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Busy days for Hastings RNLI inshore lifeboat
The Hastings inshore lifeboat and the Eastbourne all weather lifeboat join forces
Article Rescue
Busy days for Hastings RNLI inshore lifeboat
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Hastings begins preparations to welcome its new Shannon lifeboat
The Hastings Shannon class lifeboat undergoing sea trials
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Hastings begins preparations to welcome its new Shannon lifeboat
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