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.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Penlee Lifeboat Station

11.46am 15 August 2018
2.21pm 9 August 2018
10.28am 9 August 2018
6.13pm 6 August 2018
5.16pm 2 August 2018
3.56pm 1 August 2018
5.24pm 27 July 2018
4.52pm 27 July 2018
10.49am 23 July 2018
6.41pm 15 July 2018
11.25am 14 July 2018
10.58am 14 July 2018
1.00am 13 July 2018
6.28pm 12 July 2018
6.15pm 12 July 2018
5.27pm 11 July 2018
5.50pm 9 July 2018
10.48pm 7 July 2018
9.01pm 7 July 2018
7.37pm 7 July 2018

Today's weather

19°C Cloudy
Min: 16°C
Max: 19°C
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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

Over £5,000 raised for the RNLI thanks to Cornish rugby star
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Over £5,000 raised for the RNLI thanks to Cornish rugby star
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Construction work begins on the new Penlee RNLI lifeboat station
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Construction work begins on the new Penlee RNLI lifeboat station
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£1M training fund helps local lifesaver learn vital skills
Helmsman Andrew Wood standing alongside Inshore Lifeboat
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Penlee RNLI volunteer crew launch to help four people on broken down yacht
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Penlee RNLI volunteer crew launch to help four people on broken down yacht
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