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

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
12.37pm 11 September 2020
12.30pm 11 September 2020
1.02pm 7 September 2020
4.46pm 6 September 2020
11.11pm 4 September 2020
10.41am 2 September 2020
9.21am 29 August 2020
10.57pm 27 August 2020
7.52pm 20 August 2020
1.34pm 20 August 2020
1.27pm 20 August 2020
6.52pm 19 August 2020
1.34pm 18 August 2020
1.28pm 18 August 2020

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 15°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
Kent
CT11 9RN

Station phone number

01843 580580

Accessibility

Parking
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

A busy twelve hours for Ramsgate RNLI
Photo of the yacht taken from onboard the 'Esme Anderson' at sunrise.
Article Rescue
A busy twelve hours for Ramsgate RNLI
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Ramsgate RNLI launches twice in a day - to the same yacht
The stricken yacht being pulled by the inshore lifeboat 'Claire and David Delves'.
Article Sea safety
Ramsgate RNLI launches twice in a day - to the same yacht
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Three shouts in one day for Ramsgate RNLI volunteers
Photo of the Ramsgate inshore lifeboat 'Claire and David Delves' towing the yacht.
Article Rescue
Three shouts in one day for Ramsgate RNLI volunteers
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Detective work by Ramsgate RNLI
two inshore lifeboats in the sea.
Article International
Detective work by Ramsgate RNLI
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