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

Hastings Lifeboat Station

Hastings Lifeboat Station

Operating both all-weather and inshore lifeboats, Hastings lifeboat crews have been presented with over 30 awards for gallantry. The lifeboat was one of 19 that took part in the evacuation of forces from Dunkirk.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Hastings Lifeboat Station

6.36pm 14 October 2021
6.21pm 9 October 2021
8.35pm 22 September 2021
10.30am 22 September 2021
5.29pm 18 September 2021
6.20pm 14 September 2021
11.07am 8 September 2021
6.43am 8 September 2021
6.37am 8 September 2021
12.43pm 6 September 2021
6.32pm 3 September 2021
4.24pm 26 August 2021
12.08pm 21 August 2021
12.08pm 21 August 2021
2.40pm 14 August 2021
9.13pm 11 August 2021
6.27pm 2 August 2021
3.51pm 2 August 2021
11.14am 31 July 2021
9.55am 29 July 2021

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 9°C Max: 15°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Hastings Lifeboat Station
East Beach Street
The Stade
Old Town
East Sussex
TN34 3AR

Station phone number

01424 720828


Disabled access, disabled parking

Visiting times

Generally 10am–4:30pm daily

Visitor contact

Shirley Hawley

Visitor contact phone number

01424 425502

Shop hours





Shop phone number

01424 461034

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News and media from Hastings Lifeboat Station

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Article Fishing Safety
Newhaven RNLI response to distress call from Joanna C fishing vessel
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