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

3.53pm 14 January 2022
7.28pm 25 December 2021
9.37am 24 November 2021
1.06pm 21 November 2021
3.34pm 20 November 2021
12.04pm 16 November 2021
4.11pm 15 November 2021
4.11pm 15 November 2021
10.28am 11 November 2021
5.37am 11 November 2021
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

Today's weather

11°C Sunshine
Min: 4°C Max: 11°C
Get a 5-day forecast

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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