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

1.41pm 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
8.30am 28 June 2017
3.53am 27 June 2017
3.17pm 17 June 2017
1.25am 17 June 2017
5.30pm 14 June 2017
5.27pm 11 June 2017

Today's weather

17°C Sunshine
Min: 15°C
Max: 17°C
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Next tide

Wed 20 Sep
High: 12:42pm 5.0m
Low: 7:14pm 0.5m
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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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News and media from Margate Lifeboat Station

Margate RNLI rescues three people from sinking dinghy
Margate RNLI inshore lifeboat 'Tigger Three' (RNLI Margate)
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Margate RNLI rescues three people from sinking dinghy
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Margate RNLI and local coastguards assist stranded inflatable
Margate RNLI inshore lifeboat 'Tigger Three' (RNLI Margate)
Article Rescues
Margate RNLI and local coastguards assist stranded inflatable
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Margate RNLI investigates reports of red flares
Margate RNLI all-weather lifeboat 'Leonard Kent' outside the lifeboat station (RNLI Margate)
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Margate RNLI investigates reports of red flares
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Margate RNLI assists motor cruiser with suspected engine compartment fire
Margate RNLI all-weather lifeboat 'Leonard Kent' at sea (RNLI Margate)
Article Rescues
Margate RNLI assists motor cruiser with suspected engine compartment fire
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