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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

1.33pm 8 April 2020
11.02am 14 March 2020
10.42am 9 October 2019
2.27pm 3 October 2019
12.55pm 20 September 2019
9.33pm 13 September 2019
11.07pm 31 August 2019
3.30pm 26 August 2019
6.15pm 25 August 2019
11.42am 22 August 2019
8.17am 12 August 2019
2.56pm 25 July 2019
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

Today's weather

15°C Cloudy
Min: 10°C Max: 15°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

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