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

6.16am 21 November 2020
1.13pm 15 November 2020
1.34am 15 November 2020
10.29am 20 October 2020
2.52pm 7 October 2020
12.13pm 2 October 2020
6.43pm 22 September 2020
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

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 3°C Max: 12°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
East Sussex

Station phone number

01273 514143


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

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Bring the crew home safe this Christmas

Volunteer lifeboat crews are busier than ever. The risks they face are greater. The costs to keep them safe are rising. But income is falling. Can they and their families count on your kindness this Christmas?