Margate st annes Lifeboat Station

Margate Lifeboat Station

Margate’s lifeboat station is located on the promenade next to Turner Contemporary art gallery. It is home to a Mersey class all-weather lifeboat and a D Class inshore lifeboat. As Margate is a popular seaside resort, they’re particularly busy during the Summer months.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Margate Lifeboat Station

11.48am 18 October 2020
11.48am 18 October 2020
10.16am 18 October 2020
10.36pm 14 October 2020
10.30pm 14 October 2020
2.47pm 9 October 2020
1.38pm 5 October 2020
6.22pm 13 September 2020
6.02pm 13 September 2020
2.18pm 18 August 2020
7.47pm 9 August 2020
5.30pm 9 August 2020
4.21pm 9 August 2020
3.14pm 8 August 2020
7.31am 8 August 2020
2.14pm 7 August 2020
12.32pm 5 August 2020
12.32pm 5 August 2020
8.36am 5 August 2020
12.29pm 4 August 2020

Today's weather

16°C Rain
Min: 12°C Max: 16°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

Margate Lifeboat Station
The Rendezvous
Margate
Kent
CT9 1HG

Station phone number

01843 221613

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

The station is open to the public during the Summer months and we welcome group visits by appointment. We suggest contacting by phone for opening times and to book visits.

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