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

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
9.00am 16 June 2017
11.39am 15 June 2017
5.19pm 9 June 2017
12.21pm 28 May 2017
2.35pm 25 May 2017

Today's weather

14°C Overcast
Min: 7°C
Max: 14°C
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Next tide

Sun 19 Nov
Low: 11:34am 1.2m
High: 5:06pm 5.4m
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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

RNLI Around the Mount Open Water Swim a resounding success!
Swimmers at start of Open Water Swim
Article Events
RNLI Around the Mount Open Water Swim a resounding success!
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RNLI Penlee and RNLI Sennen Cove to feature in TV documentary series
Article Lifeboats
RNLI Penlee and RNLI Sennen Cove to feature in TV documentary series
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Penlee RNLI’s inshore lifeboat Mollie and Ivor Dent is officially named
Article Heritage and history
Penlee RNLI’s inshore lifeboat Mollie and Ivor Dent is officially named
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Official launch of the new Penlee Lifeboat Book 'Service Not Self'
Front cover of Penlee Lifeboat History Book
Article Heritage and history
Official launch of the new Penlee Lifeboat Book 'Service Not Self'
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