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

10.25pm 25 February 2021
3.40pm 6 February 2021
2.16pm 3 February 2021
10.57am 17 January 2021
12.45pm 9 January 2021
2.24pm 4 January 2021
2.59pm 31 December 2020
3.47pm 27 December 2020
3.53pm 17 December 2020
7.42am 30 November 2020
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

Today's weather

11°C Cloudy
Min: 6°C Max: 11°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

Shoreham all weather lifeboat
Article Rescue
Shoreham RNLI Lifeboats launched to join search for missing man at Hove
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The David and Elizabeth Acland Severn class lifeboat alongside vessel
Article Lifeboats
Newhaven RNLI end busiest year ever with back-to-back shouts
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Newhaven's Severn class lifeboat 'David and Elizabeth Acland'.
Article Beach safety
Newhaven Lifeboat Launch to Kite Surfer
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Article Sea safety
Newhaven Lifeboat tasked to fishing vessel taking on water
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Bring hope, even on the darkest days

Coronavirus has delayed crucial crew training and lifeboat maintenance. A kind donation from you could help keep our crews safe and ready to rescue. Will you give us hope this spring?