Penlee Lifeboat Station

Penlee Lifeboat Station

Penlee has a remarkable history of bravery with the lifeboat crews being presented with 44 awards for gallantry during its 200 year history. The station has also witnessed tragedy with nine lifeboat crew losing their lives saving others at sea.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Penlee Lifeboat Station

3.07am 20 March 2017
8.48pm 27 February 2017
1.05pm 10 February 2017
3.42am 30 December 2016
8.43am 15 November 2016
12.08pm 7 November 2016
11.41am 31 October 2016
2.48pm 24 October 2016
10.12am 18 October 2016
3.43pm 3 October 2016
12.46pm 25 September 2016
4.35pm 20 September 2016
12.22pm 4 September 2016
11.58am 27 August 2016
11.56am 24 August 2016
5.50am 19 August 2016
6.05pm 9 August 2016
12.41pm 9 August 2016
12.33pm 9 August 2016
7.11pm 7 August 2016

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 11°C
Max: 13°C
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Next tide

Wed 29 Mar
Low: 1:07pm 0.4m
High: 6:38pm 5.8m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Penlee Lifeboat Station
Newlyn
Penzance
Cornwall
TR18 5HW

Station phone number

01736 369246

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking

Visiting times

Visits are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment.

Visitor contact

Patrick Harvey

Visitor contact phone number

01736 369246

Shop hours

Monday–Saturday

Shop phone number

01736 351695

Connect with us

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News and media from Penlee Lifeboat Station

RNLI in south west urges people to put safety first ahead of Easter holidays
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Article Rescues
RNLI in south west urges people to put safety first ahead of Easter holidays
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RNLI lifeboat volunteers work together to secure 80m coaster off Cornish coast
Article Lifeboats
RNLI lifeboat volunteers work together to secure 80m coaster off Cornish coast
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Penlee RNLI and Sennen Cove RNLI assist a cargo ship
Video Lifeboats
Penlee RNLI and Sennen Cove RNLI assist a cargo ship
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Penlee and Sennen Cove RNLI lifeboats work together to secure 80m coaster
Lady Alida an 80m Coaster suffered engine failure 3 miles from land, drifting towards the shore, Penlee and Sennen Cove Lifeboats towed the vessel to safer waters in fairly poor weather conditions.
Video Lifeboats
Penlee and Sennen Cove RNLI lifeboats work together to secure 80m coaster
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