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Rye Harbour Lifeboat Station

Today’s lifeboat station at Rye Harbour operates an inshore Atlantic 85 lifeboat. During its 165-year history Rye Harbour saw one of the worst lifeboat disasters in the RNLI’s history when 17 crew lost their lives in 1928.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Rye Harbour Lifeboat Station

3.15pm 15 July 2019
3.10pm 15 July 2019
8.14pm 14 July 2019
12.20pm 14 July 2019
2.10pm 23 June 2019
9.03am 1 June 2019
3.54pm 26 May 2019
11.34am 25 May 2019
1.00pm 20 April 2019
1.15pm 19 March 2019
2.54pm 19 January 2019
3.32pm 31 December 2018
11.26am 14 December 2018
6.32pm 18 November 2018
6.32pm 18 November 2018
9.11pm 17 November 2018
2.16am 15 September 2018
9.32am 9 September 2018
10.33pm 8 September 2018
5.46pm 6 August 2018

Today's weather

19°C Cloudy
Min: 15°C Max: 19°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Rye Harbour Lifeboat Station
Harbour Road
Rye Harbour
East Sussex
TN31 7TU

Station phone number

01797 223693

Accessibility

Disabled access

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Tony Edwards 

Visitor contact phone number

01797 223693

Shop hours

From the first Sunday in April to the last Sunday in November
10am–2pm every Sunday

News and media from Rye Harbour Lifeboat Station

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RNLI Rye Harbour launches three times in twenty-four hours
At the left the yacht moves up the river Rother shadowed by the lifeboat on the right
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RNLI Rye Harbour launches three times in twenty-four hours
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Navy man qualifies as helm at RNLI Rye Harbour
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Navy man qualifies as helm at RNLI Rye Harbour
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Committed training pays off at RNLI Rye Harbour
three tractor drivers
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Committed training pays off at RNLI Rye Harbour
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