RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

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

2.17pm 28 December 2021
4.32pm 20 December 2021
4.31pm 20 December 2021
4.18pm 9 December 2021
3.16pm 3 November 2021
11.13am 11 October 2021
2.30pm 17 September 2021
4.29pm 10 September 2021
5.21pm 5 September 2021
11.21am 4 September 2021
8.05pm 3 September 2021
6.34pm 29 August 2021
6.16pm 29 August 2021
3.16pm 18 August 2021
4.51pm 8 August 2021
4.09pm 8 August 2021
5.21pm 25 July 2021
5.21pm 25 July 2021
3.55pm 25 July 2021
2.01pm 25 July 2021

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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Looe Lifeboat Station
Albatross Boathouse
East Looe
CornwallPL13 1BX

Station phone number

01503 265072

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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