Hayling Lifeboat station

Hayling Island Lifeboat Station

Established in 1865, Hayling Island Lifeboat Station carries out rescues in the eastern end of the Solent and operates two inshore lifeboats. The crews have been presented with 30 awards for gallantry during their history of lifesaving.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Hayling Island Lifeboat Station

5.16pm 13 June 2021
1.40pm 13 June 2021
1.40pm 13 June 2021
4.12am 13 June 2021
6.36pm 10 June 2021
5.50pm 6 June 2021
1.01pm 1 June 2021
8.11pm 31 May 2021
8.11pm 31 May 2021
4.53pm 29 May 2021
1.18pm 25 May 2021
8.32pm 15 May 2021
8.56pm 13 May 2021
5.46pm 13 May 2021
2.35pm 24 April 2021
6.36pm 23 April 2021
4.41pm 23 April 2021
6.24pm 22 April 2021
3.52am 21 March 2021
2.30pm 19 March 2021

Today's weather

19°C Rain
Min: 15°C Max: 19°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

Hayling Island Lifeboat Station
Bracklesham Road
Hayling Island
PO11 9SJ

Station phone number

02392 465641

Visiting times

Wednesday 7.30pm-9pm
Sunday 10.30am-12pm

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News and media from Hayling Island Lifeboat Station

The Littlehampton RNLI volunteer crew returning to the slipway at Fisherman’s Quay in the early hours of 13 June after more than seven hours of search and rescue operations.
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4 shouts in 36 hours for Littlehampton RNLI lifeboats and crews
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A muddy crew member in full PPE looks muddy and wet as he prepares to hose himself down.
Article Rescue
Hayling RNLI Lifeboats rescue two kayakers and their dog.
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The D-Class lifeboat is turning sharply in spray
Article Rescue
Hayling RNLI Lifeboat rescues two people and their dog.
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The casualty catamaan is seen from the port (left hand)side with it low in the water due to flooding
Article Rescue
Hayling RNLI Lifeboat rescues cats from a sinking catamaran.
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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?