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Falmouth lifeboat station

Falmouth Lifeboat Station

The current boathouse was opened in 1994 and houses the B class Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat Robina Nixon Chard. The station is the busiest in Cornwall and also operates a Severn class all-weather lifeboat Richard Cox Scott.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Falmouth Lifeboat Station

11.44am 20 February 2024
5.39pm 17 February 2024
12.47pm 17 February 2024
10.38am 14 February 2024
7.19pm 12 February 2024
7.17pm 12 February 2024
7.17pm 12 February 2024
7.15pm 12 February 2024
7.39pm 8 February 2024
6.35pm 9 January 2024
11.01am 1 January 2024
10.53am 1 January 2024
4.46pm 25 December 2023
10.34am 19 December 2023
8.05pm 9 December 2023
7.47pm 9 December 2023
1.18pm 5 December 2023
7.01pm 18 November 2023
5.01pm 31 October 2023
12.14pm 30 October 2023

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 8°C Max: 11°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Falmouth Lifeboat Station
Tinners Walk
Port Pendennis
TR11 3XZ

Station phone number

01326 318375

Email address for enquiries

[email protected]

Station visits 

We have restarted visits for the public again. We can take you aboard our Severn class AWB and in the wheel house, show you round our Atlantic 85, and see all the crew kit ready for a "Shout".

Visits can now be pre-arranged for groups of 1 to 32 by emailing the station.

The station is at 24 hour readiness and operational necessity is our priority so tours may have to be altered at the last minute.

If you have mobility issues we will do our best to show you as much as you think you can manage, as there are steps and sloping gangways to parts of the station.

We look forward to seeing you.

Falmouth RNLI Shop

Falmouth’s new RNLI shop is now open and is co-located in the Falmouth Harbour office on Arwenack Street in the town.

Falmouth Lifeboat Guild Shop
44 Arwenack Street
TR11 3JQ

Shop telephone

01326 213537

Shop opening hours

Monday to Friday
10am - 4pm

Our shops are run by volunteers, and all profits help save lives at sea. We rely on volunteers to keep our shops open and therefore opening times may be subject to change. If you're planning a special trip, please phone ahead. Please note that if you do call the shop, you will be directed through the Falmouth Harbour phone system.

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