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

1.02pm 15 November 2017
2.00am 30 October 2017
2.52pm 6 October 2017
5.23pm 2 October 2017
2.08pm 23 September 2017
9.55pm 22 September 2017
1.41pm 11 September 2017
1.39pm 11 September 2017
2.29pm 4 September 2017
2.49pm 3 September 2017
6.16pm 15 August 2017
5.34pm 12 August 2017
11.36pm 10 August 2017
12.33pm 7 August 2017
1.16am 5 August 2017
3.12pm 25 July 2017
6.59pm 21 July 2017
11.38pm 18 July 2017
11.35pm 18 July 2017
4.26pm 8 July 2017

Today's weather

12°C Cloudy
Min: 3°C
Max: 12°C
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Next tide

Sun 19 Nov
High: 12:11pm 4.7m
Low: 6:27pm 0.8m
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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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Andy Mills (left) explaining the role of CSO to Margate Task Force (RNLI Margate)
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