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

4.41pm 2 May 2023
4.26pm 20 April 2023
9.56am 22 October 2022
10.01pm 15 October 2022
12.04pm 28 September 2022
6.41pm 2 September 2022
2.12pm 25 August 2022
9.25am 24 August 2022
12.50pm 22 August 2022
5.33pm 14 August 2022
4.20pm 12 August 2022
7.54am 12 August 2022
7.34pm 29 July 2022
9.42am 19 July 2022
11.53am 16 July 2022
5.08pm 15 July 2022
5.08pm 15 July 2022
5.11pm 8 July 2022
3.53pm 8 July 2022
8.42am 3 July 2022

Today's weather

19°C Cloudy
Min: 15°C Max: 19°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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