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

5.04pm 26 July 2021
11.39am 19 July 2021
2.44pm 4 July 2021
3.45pm 19 June 2021
9.49pm 6 June 2021
9.56pm 3 June 2021
4.34pm 3 June 2021
10.44am 3 June 2021
6.53pm 2 June 2021
12.42am 26 May 2021
12.42am 26 May 2021
9.18am 23 May 2021
5.27am 15 May 2021
3.30pm 24 April 2021
1.34pm 23 April 2021
3.31pm 22 April 2021
2.07pm 22 April 2021
9.13am 8 March 2021
9.13am 8 March 2021
10.22am 28 February 2021

Today's weather

17°C Rain
Min: 14°C Max: 17°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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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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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?