Fleetwood Lifeboat Station

Fleetwood Lifeboat Station

Celebrating over 150 years as a lifeboat station Fleetwood now operates both an all-weather Shannon class lifeboat and an inshore D class lifeboat. The crews have been presented with 15 awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Fleetwood Lifeboat Station

12.15pm 16 April 2021
11.45pm 1 April 2021
2.13pm 31 March 2021
2.54pm 29 March 2021
2.54pm 29 March 2021
3.30pm 18 March 2021
2.39am 28 February 2021
7.50pm 19 February 2021
1.25pm 6 January 2021
11.14am 1 January 2021
4.04pm 13 December 2020
4.04pm 13 December 2020
1.14pm 29 November 2020
1.35pm 21 November 2020
8.37pm 28 October 2020
9.43am 17 October 2020
11.44am 3 October 2020
11.38am 3 October 2020
4.12pm 19 September 2020
2.17pm 19 September 2020

Today's weather

11°C Cloudy
Min: 7°C Max: 11°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Fleetwood Lifeboat Station
The Esplanade

Station phone number

01253 874000

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact email


Shop hours

Our shop at Fleetwood is closed for Christmas and the New Year.

From Saturday 19 January
Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday

From Saturday 23 March
Seven days a week

Shop phone number

01253 878050

News and media from Fleetwood Lifeboat Station

Article Beach safety
Rescued dog walker issues stark warning ahead of upcoming Spring tides
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Article Lifeboats
Exhausted windsurfer plucked to safety by Fleetwood RNLI
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Article Legacies
New lifeboat arrives for Fleetwood RNLI
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A lifeboat launches into the sea from its tractor and carriage rig
Article Lifeboats
Night time search in strong winds by RNLI volunteers after liferaft sighting
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