Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

Lowestoft is one of the oldest lifeboat stations in the British Isles. Many notable rescues have been carried out during Lowestoft's history, including the evacuation of British forces from Dunkirk, and the crews have received 45 awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

5.48pm 13 August 2022
8.27am 20 July 2022
1.19pm 19 July 2022
3.37am 19 July 2022
12.01am 8 July 2022
6.27pm 7 July 2022
7.32pm 21 June 2022
12.44am 10 June 2022
9.43pm 6 June 2022
6.35pm 30 May 2022
9.40pm 6 May 2022
5.08am 27 March 2022
1.11am 12 March 2022
7.49pm 2 March 2022
1.51am 14 January 2022
5.57pm 29 November 2021
3.43pm 26 November 2021
1.24am 20 October 2021
6.44pm 16 October 2021
3.09pm 4 October 2021

Today's weather

23°C Sunshine
Min: 15°C Max: 23°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Lowestoft Lifeboat Station
c/o Royal Norfolk & Suffolk Yacht Club
South Pier
Royal Plain
NR33 0AE

Station phone number

01502 573757


Pedestrian access to view the Lowestoft Lifeboat from the quayside is available to the public. There is parking available at nearby public seafront car parks.

Shop open hours

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 
10.30am to 2.30pm (subject to volunteers)

Shop Phone Number

01502 531507
(answer phone)

News and media from Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

Article Sea safety
RNLI lifeguards at Lowestoft beach team up with RNLI Lowestoft
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Fundraising cyclist Peter Hutchinson who completed a virtual 575 mile ride the equivalent distance from Lowestoft to Aberdeen RNLI
Article Fundraising
Virtual Cycle Challenge and Fundraiser for RNLI
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Article Lifeboats
Lowestoft lifeboat called to yacht drifting for two days
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Lowestoft RNLI lifeboat approach the french trawler aground off Corton
Article Rescue
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat called to French trawler aground off Corton
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