Rye harbour Lifeboat Station

Rye Harbour Lifeboat Station

Today’s lifeboat station at Rye Harbour operates an inshore Atlantic 75 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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Rye Harbour Lifeboat Station

9.21am 3 September 2017
1.02pm 22 August 2017
6.37pm 19 August 2017
10.07pm 5 August 2017
8.55pm 31 July 2017
5.47pm 18 July 2017
6.16am 18 July 2017
8.17pm 17 July 2017
2.08pm 9 July 2017
8.11pm 7 July 2017
12.23pm 15 June 2017
3.20pm 9 April 2017
5.19pm 1 April 2017
3.20am 16 February 2017
10.50am 2 January 2017
7.08pm 27 October 2016
1.04pm 22 October 2016
10.15am 16 October 2016
4.36pm 24 September 2016
1.09pm 18 September 2016

Today's weather

18°C Cloudy
Min: 11°C
Max: 18°C
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Next tide

Thu 21 Sep
Low: 7:32am 0.8m
High: 12:37pm 6.8m
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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

Richard Tollett

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

Rye Harbour RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager retires after 50 years' service
Pete Barnes, Tony Edwards and Richard Tollett
Article RNLI People
Rye Harbour RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager retires after 50 years' service
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Rye Harbour RNLI lifeboat station receives many donations to their new lifeboat
Bob Young
Article Fundraising
Rye Harbour RNLI lifeboat station receives many donations to their new lifeboat
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RNLI warns 'Respect the Water' during ‘deadliest’ time of year in south east
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Article Sea safety
RNLI warns 'Respect the Water' during ‘deadliest’ time of year in south east
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RNLI warns 'Respect the Water' during ‘deadliest’ time of year in south east
RNLI placeholder image: a grey background with a darker grey RNLI LIfeboats logo in the centre
Article Sea safety
RNLI warns 'Respect the Water' during ‘deadliest’ time of year in south east
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