Newhaven Lifeboat Station

Newhaven Lifeboat Station

Established in 1803, Newhaven Lifeboat Station covers from Beachy Head to Brighton. It’s a modern afloat station and operates an all-weather Severn class lifeboat. The crews have been awarded 19 medals for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Newhaven Lifeboat Station

5.26pm 9 September 2020
1.48pm 5 September 2020
11.43am 1 September 2020
5.36pm 28 August 2020
6.11pm 23 August 2020
11.01am 16 August 2020
6.07am 11 August 2020
6.44pm 9 August 2020
7.18pm 7 August 2020
3.49pm 7 August 2020
2.59pm 6 August 2020
2.15pm 4 August 2020
12.43pm 1 August 2020
6.03pm 31 July 2020
2.37pm 31 July 2020
9.48pm 20 July 2020
8.27pm 19 July 2020
5.29pm 13 July 2020
1.36pm 10 July 2020
12.44pm 2 July 2020

Today's weather

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Min: 15°C Max: 20°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

Newhaven Lifeboat Station
West Quay
Newhaven
East Sussex
BN9 9BX

Station phone number

01273 514143

Accessibility

Parking, disabled access

Visiting times

Only during fetes and events

Shop phone number

01273 514587

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News and media from Newhaven Lifeboat Station

Couple cut off by rising tide rescued by Newhaven RNLI
Newhaven crew and rescued casualties wearing PPE on board Severn class lifeboat and launched Y-boat.
Article Sea safety
Couple cut off by rising tide rescued by Newhaven RNLI
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Boy clinging to basketball rescued by Newhaven RNLI
Viewed set back from the beach behind open grassland, the Severn Class lifeboat ‘David and Elizabeth Acland’ speeds through sea, close in to shore.
Article Sea safety
Boy clinging to basketball rescued by Newhaven RNLI
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Newhaven Tow The Line
The Severn Class lifeboat ‘David and Elizabeth Acland’ tows alongside casualty vessel into Newhaven Marina.
Article Rescue
Newhaven Tow The Line
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Tow and Mussels Kick Off 2020 for Newhaven RNLI
Newhaven’s Severn Class lifeboat ‘David and Elizabeth Acland’ towing motor vessel
Article Rescue
Tow and Mussels Kick Off 2020 for Newhaven RNLI
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