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

10.41pm 2 October 2019
9.43am 10 September 2019
12.38pm 5 September 2019
3.20pm 31 August 2019
9.17pm 28 August 2019
9.45pm 17 August 2019
7.59pm 16 August 2019
9.44am 3 August 2019
8.06pm 25 July 2019
7.19am 20 July 2019
11.26am 18 July 2019
9.25am 18 July 2019
1.21pm 13 July 2019
8.30pm 26 May 2019
2.10pm 25 May 2019
2.39pm 11 May 2019
10.41am 30 April 2019
7.50pm 26 April 2019
7.20pm 22 April 2019
12.25am 30 March 2019

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 6°C Max: 12°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
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

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

Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat called to help a Dutch yacht that had lost its rudder
Lowestoft RNLI LIfeboat 'Patsy Knight' brings the Dutch yacht without a rudder into port
Article Lifeboats
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat called to help a Dutch yacht that had lost its rudder
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Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat and two helicopters called to injured crewman
The motor cruiser hit by big seas arrives at Lowestoft
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Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat and two helicopters called to injured crewman
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Cromer and Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboats called to help an exhausted lone yachtsman
Lowestoft RNLI LIfeboat 'Patsy Knight' brings the yacht with the exhausted sailor into port
Article Rescue
Cromer and Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboats called to help an exhausted lone yachtsman
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Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat called to help two Dutch yachts with engine failure
A Lowestoft lifeboat crewman throws a tow line to a Dutch yacht
Article Rescue
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat called to help two Dutch yachts with engine failure
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