Rock Lifeboat Station

Rock Lifeboat Station

Situated on the Camel estuary, the RNLI has operated a lifeboat station at Rock since 1988. Today’s D class lifeboat is a re-engineered and updated version of the original D class.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Rock Lifeboat Station

5.14pm 26 December 2020
10.13am 21 December 2020
8.30pm 22 October 2020
7.52pm 19 September 2020
2.22pm 27 August 2020
6.50pm 23 August 2020
3.19pm 10 August 2020
3.35pm 4 August 2020
6.56pm 31 July 2020
8.01am 22 July 2020
10.19am 19 July 2020
2.20pm 27 June 2020
9.22pm 26 June 2020
3.30pm 8 June 2020
5.24pm 30 May 2020
4.59pm 29 May 2020
12.51pm 25 May 2020
3.08pm 10 March 2020
1.22pm 2 March 2020
10.46am 26 February 2020

Today's weather

10°C Cloudy
Min: 5°C Max: 10°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

Rock Lifeboat Station
The Dinghy Park
Ferry Point
PL27 6LD

Station phone number

01208 863033

Visiting times

Summer–11am–4pm daily
Winter–by appointment only

Visitor contact

Bryan Bartlett

Visitor contact phone number

01208 862314

Shop hours

24 March–30 June




Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Shop phone number

01208 869432

News and media from Rock Lifeboat Station

D-class lifeboat in large surf
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RNLI urge people to stay safe during large surf forecast
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Article Sea safety
Join in the fun with the RNLI at the Royal Cornwall Show
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Article Rescue
Rock RNLI assist grounded yacht
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