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.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Fowey Lifeboat Station

3.11pm 27 September 2020
10.42am 19 September 2020
1.07pm 18 September 2020
1.07pm 18 September 2020
10.37am 8 September 2020
11.06pm 7 September 2020
1.36pm 4 September 2020
6.19am 31 August 2020
6.12pm 21 August 2020
7.32pm 11 August 2020
12.55pm 8 August 2020
2.29pm 30 July 2020
2.05am 29 July 2020
3.42pm 22 July 2020
3.01pm 22 July 2020
6.36pm 21 July 2020
3.32pm 15 July 2020
4.30pm 12 July 2020
6.43pm 11 July 2020
4.16pm 11 July 2020

Today's weather

15°C Cloudy
Min: 11°C Max: 15°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

Fowey Lifeboat Station
RNLI Boathouse
Passage Street
Fowey
Cornwall
PL23 1DE

Station phone number

01726 832156

Accessibility

Disabled parking

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Carl Gudmunsen or Jonathan Pritchar

Visitor contact phone number

01726 832156

Shop hours

March–December
Monday–Sunday 10.30am–4pm

Shop phone number

01726 832213

Connect with us

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