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

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
4.17pm 19 August 2020
5.07pm 5 August 2020
5.00pm 5 August 2020
7.30pm 25 July 2020
12.50pm 14 July 2020
4.51pm 25 June 2020
5.01pm 22 June 2020
5.01pm 22 June 2020
6.42pm 20 June 2020

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 8°C Max: 13°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
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.


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

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News and media from Looe Lifeboat Station

Article Rescue
Looe RNLI volunteers investigate an empty kayak drifting off second beach
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Article Rescue
Looe RNLI volunteers launch to assist a fishing boat taking in water
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Article Rescue
Looe RNLI volunteers assist with the rescue of two persons cut off by the tide
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Article Lifeboats
Looe RNLI volunteers rescue two kayakers from a cove by Portwrinkle
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Bring the crew home safe this Christmas

Volunteer lifeboat crews are busier than ever. The risks they face are greater. The costs to keep them safe are rising. But income is falling. Can they and their families count on your kindness this Christmas?