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Two Looe lifeboats at sea

Looe Lifeboat Station

Established in 1866 and operating from a prime location on Looe’s seafront, Looe lifeboat station is home to two inshore lifeboats, an Atlantic 85 and D class.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Looe Lifeboat Station

5.07pm 24 March 2024
2.42pm 24 February 2024
2.42pm 24 February 2024
11.35am 28 January 2024
11.41am 28 December 2023
12.56pm 2 December 2023
8.35pm 1 December 2023
3.14am 29 November 2023
3.14am 29 November 2023
3.57pm 21 November 2023
3.33pm 27 September 2023
6.38am 25 September 2023
5.55pm 10 September 2023
12.07pm 10 September 2023
7.45pm 8 September 2023
7.43pm 8 September 2023
8.44pm 3 September 2023
9.20am 3 September 2023
5.36pm 29 July 2023
1.06pm 29 July 2023

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 7°C Max: 13°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Looe Lifeboat Station
Albatross Boathouse
East Looe
CornwallPL13 1BX

Station phone number

01503 265072

Station email

[email protected]

Visiting information

Subject to operational requirements and volunteer availability, our boathouse is open to the public daily 11am-4pm between Easter to October half term.

School and group visits can be arranged through our Education and visits team.


No parking available at the station, please use the public car parks.

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