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

12.28pm 27 February 2021
1.37pm 18 February 2021
6.19pm 8 February 2021
6.19pm 8 February 2021
3.37pm 22 December 2020
4.23pm 17 December 2020
4.23pm 17 December 2020
3.03pm 7 December 2020
4.56pm 29 November 2020
3.53pm 17 November 2020
12.14pm 10 November 2020
5.01pm 4 November 2020
8.55am 21 October 2020
3.02pm 14 October 2020
3.42pm 17 September 2020
3.42pm 17 September 2020
1.16pm 11 September 2020
7.13pm 2 September 2020
7.19pm 27 August 2020
4.17pm 19 August 2020

Today's weather

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Min: 2°C Max: 6°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

Looe Lifeboat Station
Albatross Boathouse
Seafront
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. Please complete our visit requests form http://looelifeboats.co.uk/groupvisits.html.

Parking

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

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News and media from Looe Lifeboat Station

Stock image - Looe RNLI D Class Ollie Naismith
Article Fundraising
Looe RNLI launch appeal to raise funds for new D class lifeboat
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Low tide launch of the Looe RNLI Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II
Article Rescue
Looe RNLI volunteers assist a six metre rib on rocks at Polhawn Cove
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Stock image - Looe RNLI Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II and D Class Ollie Naismith night time recovery
Article Rescue
Looe RNLI volunteers rescue two kayakers off Looe Island
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Stock image - Looe RNLI Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II night time recovery
Article Rescue
Looe RNLI volunteers launch to two persons cut off by tide at Tregantle
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Bring hope, even on the darkest days

Coronavirus has delayed crucial crew training and lifeboat maintenance. A kind donation from you could help keep our crews safe and ready to rescue. Will you give us hope this spring?