Rye Lifeboat Station Hello Herbie II

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

12.41pm 17 October 2017
10.27pm 4 October 2017
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

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 8°C
Max: 14°C
Get a 5-day forecast

Next tide

Wed 22 Nov
Low: 7:35pm 1.4m
High: 1:05am 6.3m
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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

Local Hero Award for Rye Harbour's long-serving Lifeboat Operations Manager
Richard Tollett with his Local HERO award
Article Lifeboats
Local Hero Award for Rye Harbour's long-serving Lifeboat Operations Manager
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Harvest Home auction organisers present £2,620 to Rye Harbour and Hastings RNLI
Peter Drew and members of the Rye Harbour crew with their cheque. From left to right Tony Peters, Natalie Arter, Alissia Matthews and Joe Brown
Article Fundraising
Harvest Home auction organisers present £2,620 to Rye Harbour and Hastings RNLI
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Rye Harbour RNLI lifeboat 'Hello Herbie II' tows fishing vessel back to harbour
19ft Motor Fishing Vessel being towed back to Rye Harbour
Article Rescues
Rye Harbour RNLI lifeboat 'Hello Herbie II' tows fishing vessel back to harbour
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Rye Harbour RNLI lifeboat station receives generous donation of £4,000
Rye Harbour RNLI lifeboat station LOM receives cheques for £4000 from Oliver White
Article Legacies
Rye Harbour RNLI lifeboat station receives generous donation of £4,000
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