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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

2.25am 15 May 2022
5.32pm 16 April 2022
3.40pm 6 April 2022
12.31pm 23 March 2022
7.09pm 22 February 2022
7.09pm 22 February 2022
2.19pm 13 January 2022
12.51pm 26 December 2021
4.35pm 8 October 2021
5.49pm 23 September 2021
5.26pm 23 September 2021
9.02pm 12 September 2021
6.07pm 12 September 2021
8.14pm 30 August 2021
5.58pm 27 August 2021
5.19pm 25 August 2021
1.42pm 22 August 2021
1.14pm 18 August 2021
3.28pm 16 August 2021
2.53pm 12 August 2021

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 10°C Max: 15°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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