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

1.37pm 17 January 2021
6.10pm 8 January 2021
7.23pm 5 January 2021
7.30pm 31 December 2020
5.01pm 24 December 2020
1.03pm 24 December 2020
3.42pm 21 December 2020
9.20pm 21 November 2020
4.01am 18 November 2020
8.46pm 16 November 2020
8.46pm 16 November 2020
10.51pm 10 November 2020
5.07pm 4 November 2020
5.07pm 4 November 2020
6.54pm 3 November 2020
4.30pm 28 October 2020
3.24pm 27 October 2020
12.07pm 26 October 2020
12.05pm 24 October 2020
9.46am 24 October 2020

Today's weather

7°C Rain
Min: 4°C Max: 7°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

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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