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

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
3.33am 16 August 2020
11.49pm 12 August 2020
10.36pm 11 August 2020
10.36pm 11 August 2020
10.07pm 11 August 2020
5.58pm 9 August 2020
3.36pm 9 August 2020
12.14pm 9 August 2020
6.18pm 8 August 2020
9.49pm 30 July 2020
12.38pm 28 July 2020
7.15pm 14 July 2020
3.19pm 11 July 2020
6.24am 7 July 2020
10.35pm 5 July 2020

Today's weather

17°C Rain
Min: 14°C Max: 17°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
Hastings
East Sussex
TN34 3AR

Station phone number

01424 720828

Accessibility

Disabled access, disabled parking

Visiting times

Generally 10am–4:30pm daily

Visitor contact

Shirley Hawley

Visitor contact phone number

01424 425502

Shop hours

January-March
Tuesday-Sunday
11am-3pm

April-May
Tuesday-Sunday
10am-5pm

June-August
Monday-Sunday
10am-5pm

September-December
Tuesday-Sunday
10am-5pm

Shop phone number

01424 461034

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News and media from Hastings Lifeboat Station

Hastings all-weather lifeboat tows a stricken motor yacht to Eastbourne
Photo of the Hastings RNLI lifeboat towing the casualty vessel to Eastbourne.
Article Lifeboats
Hastings all-weather lifeboat tows a stricken motor yacht to Eastbourne
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RNLI Rye Harbour remembers
The altar at the church of the Holy Spirit in Rye Harbour covered in the RNLI flag with seventeen lit candles on its front edge
Article Heritage
RNLI Rye Harbour remembers
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The 68th Harvest Home Auction raises funds for RNLI Rye Harbour and Hastings
Article Fundraising
The 68th Harvest Home Auction raises funds for RNLI Rye Harbour and Hastings
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Lifeboat funded by Ferraris officially named at Hastings RNLI
The crew of the newly named Hastings Lifeboat 'Richard and Caroline Colton'
Article Legacies
Lifeboat funded by Ferraris officially named at Hastings RNLI
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