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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

5.05pm 8 October 2022
9.16am 20 September 2022
4.01pm 8 September 2022
3.40pm 30 August 2022
3.29pm 20 August 2022
3.27pm 20 August 2022
7.35pm 14 August 2022
12.11pm 9 August 2022
6.03pm 7 August 2022
3.18pm 3 August 2022
12.27pm 3 August 2022
12.25pm 3 August 2022
10.09am 22 July 2022
5.30pm 17 July 2022
1.22pm 17 July 2022
3.39pm 16 July 2022
2.31pm 15 July 2022
7.07pm 9 July 2022
10.12am 5 June 2022
11.47am 5 April 2022

Today's weather

7°C Cloudy
Min: 2°C Max: 7°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


Disabled access

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Kt Bruce

Visits booking number


Visits booking email

[email protected]

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

Article Fundraising
Pride of Britain awards
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Article Rescue
RNLI Rye Harbour tasked to a sinking boat
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A new helm for RNLI Rye Harbour
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Article Fundraising
Only 70 more stations to go: Chris is welcomed at RNLI Rye Harbour
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