RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

Plymouth's lifeboats on the water

Plymouth Lifeboat Station

A busy station based in the Old Custom House at Millbay Marina Village, Plymouth Lifeboat Station has two lifeboats, an all-weather Severn class lifeboat and an Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Plymouth Lifeboat Station

4.14pm 28 July 2021
7.51pm 26 July 2021
10.08pm 25 July 2021
10.08pm 25 July 2021
3.01pm 25 July 2021
2.56pm 25 July 2021
11.07am 25 July 2021
3.16am 24 July 2021
2.49pm 22 July 2021
2.07pm 22 July 2021
3.53am 19 July 2021
12.11am 19 July 2021
10.56am 18 July 2021
11.21pm 16 July 2021
8.51pm 15 July 2021
2.32pm 15 July 2021
6.55pm 14 July 2021
11.56am 14 July 2021
9.58am 13 July 2021
8.46pm 9 July 2021

Today's weather

17°C Rain
Min: 14°C Max: 17°C
Get a 5-day forecast

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Plymouth Lifeboat Station
Old Custom House
Custom House Lane

Station phone number

01752 662623

Visiting times

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

Shop phone number

01752 254198

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News and media from Plymouth Lifeboat Station

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Plymouth Lifeboat Coxswain stands down after 32 years service.
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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?