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

9.13am 8 March 2021
9.13am 8 March 2021
10.22am 28 February 2021
5.44pm 18 February 2021
11.58am 23 November 2020
2.55pm 22 November 2020
6.45pm 21 November 2020
5.36pm 12 November 2020
5.36pm 12 November 2020
5.36pm 12 November 2020
5.36pm 12 November 2020
12.46am 4 November 2020
3.48pm 22 October 2020
11.14am 8 October 2020
11.04am 8 October 2020
4.43pm 12 September 2020
9.09pm 9 September 2020
9.09pm 9 September 2020
11.00am 2 September 2020
10.32pm 1 September 2020

Today's weather

11°C Cloudy
Min: 6°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

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

Article Crew training
RNLI Rye Harbour and Hastings join in innovative virtual training
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Photo of John Simcock, volunteer crew member on the Newhaven RNLI lifeboat looking out for the missing crew of the 'Joanna C' fishing boat.
Article Fishing Safety
Newhaven RNLI response to distress call from Joanna C fishing vessel
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Hastings lifeboat station shop manager Jacqui Robertson.
Article People
Long service award for Hastings shop manager
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