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

2.06pm 26 December 2017
12.08am 26 December 2017
6.16pm 18 December 2017
2.51am 26 November 2017
2.44pm 19 November 2017
5.01pm 9 November 2017
1.24pm 7 October 2017
9.21am 3 October 2017
5.29pm 22 August 2017
1.32pm 20 August 2017
7.25pm 16 August 2017
10.16pm 30 July 2017
6.07pm 28 July 2017
7.34pm 25 July 2017
12.23pm 18 July 2017
9.59pm 9 July 2017
2.54pm 6 July 2017
2.39pm 6 July 2017
9.09am 18 June 2017
4.14pm 17 June 2017

Today's weather

10°C Rain
Min: 7°C
Max: 10°C
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Next tide

Wed 17 Jan
High: 4:48am 1.6m
Low: 11:28am 0.4m
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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

Website

News and media from Penlee Lifeboat Station

Lifeboat volunteers in the south west ready to launch at Christmas to save lives
Article Sea safety
Lifeboat volunteers in the south west ready to launch at Christmas to save lives
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Penlee RNLI assists broken down beam trawler 23 miles south of Newlyn
Penlee all-weather lifeboat assists beam trawler
Video Lifeboats
Penlee RNLI assists broken down beam trawler 23 miles south of Newlyn
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Penlee RNLI rescue teenage girl after cliff fall
Article Lifeboats
Penlee RNLI rescue teenage girl after cliff fall
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St Ives RNLI lifeboat went to the rescue of a 49ft ex pilot boat
Sunrise launch under the supervison of Head Launcher John Chard
Article Sea safety
St Ives RNLI lifeboat went to the rescue of a 49ft ex pilot boat
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