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

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
7.03pm 13 September 2016
1.29pm 7 September 2016
3.21am 2 September 2016
9.30am 28 August 2016
3.36pm 27 August 2016
8.49pm 24 August 2016
2.34pm 24 August 2016
1.26pm 23 August 2016
9.08pm 14 August 2016
3.43pm 11 August 2016
3.42pm 9 August 2016

Today's weather

10°C Rain
Min: 8°C
Max: 10°C
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Next tide

Fri 28 Apr
High: 1:00pm 7.0m
Low: 8:15pm 0.5m
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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 tasked to search and rescue operation at Camber Sands
Rye Harbour lifeboat passes Harbour Master's office shortly after launch on 1.4.2017
Article Rescues
Rye Harbour RNLI lifeboat tasked to search and rescue operation at Camber Sands
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More than 2,000 people in south east England* rescued by lifeboats in one year
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Article Statistics
More than 2,000 people in south east England* rescued by lifeboats in one year
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RNLI to provide lifeguards on Hastings beaches for the first time
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Article Lifeguards
RNLI to provide lifeguards on Hastings beaches for the first time
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Mary Stanford Lifeboat Memorial Service takes place in Rye Harbour
Article RNLI People
Mary Stanford Lifeboat Memorial Service takes place in Rye Harbour
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