RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

Fowey Lifeboat Station

Fowey Lifeboat Station

Situated in the attractive Fowey estuary, the lifeboat station has been operating for nearly 150 years and the crews have been presented with 14 awards for gallantry. Today’s station has an all-weather Trent class lifeboat and an inshore D class lifeboat.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Fowey Lifeboat Station

10.07pm 23 July 2021
4.25pm 18 July 2021
6.54pm 17 July 2021
6.06pm 17 July 2021
1.51pm 11 July 2021
7.14pm 30 June 2021
2.27am 28 June 2021
6.11pm 18 June 2021
5.51pm 14 June 2021
2.49pm 14 June 2021
2.34pm 14 June 2021
2.20pm 8 June 2021
4.06pm 6 June 2021
3.11pm 6 June 2021
8.26pm 24 April 2021
6.39pm 22 April 2021
6.39pm 22 April 2021
3.30pm 28 March 2021
1.21pm 27 March 2021
9.50am 7 March 2021

Today's weather

19°C Rain
Min: 15°C Max: 19°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Fowey Lifeboat Station
RNLI Boathouse
Passage Street
PL23 1DE

Station phone number

01726 832156


Disabled parking

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Carl Gudmunsen or Jonathan Pritchar

Visitor contact phone number

01726 832156

Shop hours

Monday–Sunday 10.30am–4pm

Shop phone number

01726 832213

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News and media from Fowey Lifeboat Station

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