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

9.28pm 11 September 2018
7.17am 10 September 2018
5.19pm 26 August 2018
5.57am 26 August 2018
9.47am 16 August 2018
8.45pm 15 August 2018
7.57pm 15 August 2018
6.40pm 9 August 2018
4.35pm 7 August 2018
8.51pm 4 August 2018
3.50pm 1 August 2018
4.54pm 31 July 2018
9.09pm 13 July 2018
7.16am 2 July 2018
5.41am 20 June 2018
12.01pm 16 June 2018
6.53am 13 June 2018
2.08am 2 June 2018
1.05pm 29 May 2018
5.03pm 12 May 2018

Today's weather

15°C Cloudy
Min: 13°C
Max: 15°C
Get a 5-day forecast

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

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

Station phone number

01502 573757

Accessibility

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

(Subject to weather conditions)
Sunday-Tuesday
10.30am-2:00pm

Shop Phone Number

01502 531507
(answer phone)

News and media from Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

Lowestoft RNLI lifeboat called to help a disabled tug towing four giant fenders
Relief Lifeboat RNLB Cosandra towing in the tug and giant fenders
Article Rescue
Lowestoft RNLI lifeboat called to help a disabled tug towing four giant fenders
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Lowestoft RNLI lifeboat called to help a sick sailor on a Belgian yacht
The Belgian yacht moored in Lowestoft harbour close to RNLB Cosandra
Article Rescue
Lowestoft RNLI lifeboat called to help a sick sailor on a Belgian yacht
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Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat called to help a Dutch yacht stranded in rough seas
Lowestoft RNLI Relief Lifeboat brings the stranded Dutch yacht safely into port
Article Lifeboats
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat called to help a Dutch yacht stranded in rough seas
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Great Yarmouth and Gorleston lifeboat entertain hundreds through Lifeboat Demo
Article Sea safety
Great Yarmouth and Gorleston lifeboat entertain hundreds through Lifeboat Demo
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