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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

10.12am 5 June 2022
11.47am 5 April 2022
1.31pm 28 March 2022
1.47pm 21 March 2022
3.59pm 5 March 2022
10.04am 11 November 2021
7.29pm 31 October 2021
7.15pm 23 October 2021
10.30am 22 September 2021
7.43pm 16 September 2021
12.36pm 10 September 2021
4.08pm 3 September 2021
2.31pm 3 August 2021
5.42pm 21 July 2021
5.32pm 2 July 2021
2.31pm 13 June 2021
10.44am 3 June 2021
11.29am 28 May 2021
10.12am 14 May 2021
8.29am 2 May 2021

Today's weather

20°C Cloudy
Min: 15°C Max: 20°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
Only 70 more stations to go: Chris is welcomed at RNLI Rye Harbour
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Article People
RNLI Rye Harbour scatters the ashes of Eileen and Jack Tatum
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Article Fundraising
Mayday Mile of pound coins raises over £1,000 at RNLI Rye Harbour
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Article People
99 years old and celebrating with RNLI Rye Harbour.
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