RNLI Ramsgate Lifeboat Station

Ramsgate Lifeboat Station

Ramsgate is one of the oldest lifeboat stations in the British Isles. During its lifesaving history, the crews have been presented with over 50 awards for gallantry, the most recent in 2000.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Ramsgate Lifeboat Station

6.36pm 13 April 2021
10.30am 30 March 2021
9.45am 4 March 2021
11.56am 1 March 2021
1.19pm 2 February 2021
1.25pm 3 January 2021
10.15am 25 December 2020
2.11pm 5 December 2020
8.21am 11 November 2020
11.34am 18 October 2020
1.04am 17 October 2020
2.33pm 12 October 2020
1.28am 1 October 2020
8.21pm 29 September 2020
11.33pm 23 September 2020
12.45pm 22 September 2020
5.32am 22 September 2020
6.53pm 21 September 2020
2.57pm 20 September 2020
5.03pm 13 September 2020

Today's weather

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Min: 5°C Max: 6°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

Ramsgate Lifeboat Station
Western Crosswall
Ramsgate Royal Harbour
CT11 9RN

Station phone number

01843 580580


Disabled parking

Visitor times

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

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News and media from Ramsgate Lifeboat Station

Photo of Riley during his walk over the North Downs to raise money for Ramsgate RNLI.
Article Schools and young supporters
Young angler walks ten miles to reel in money for Ramsgate RNLI
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L-R Karen Cox Volunteer Press Officer, Ian Cannon Coxswain, Phill Mace Station Mechanic and Michael Bon (Francis Forbes Barton Restoration and Preservation Society).
Article Heritage
Ramsgate RNLI do their part to help preserve the charity's heritage
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