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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

10.42am 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
1.00pm 20 April 2019
1.15pm 19 March 2019

Today's weather

10°C Rain
Min: 4°C Max: 10°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

News and media from Rye Harbour Lifeboat Station

RNLI Rye Harbour remembers
The altar at the church of the Holy Spirit in Rye Harbour covered in the RNLI flag with seventeen lit candles on its front edge
Article Heritage
RNLI Rye Harbour remembers
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Joe Mitchell congratulates Martin Bruce on becoming Chairman at RNLI Rye Harbour
Article People
Joe Mitchell congratulates Martin Bruce on becoming Chairman at RNLI Rye Harbour
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Mark Dowie CEO RNLI dedicates the Pebble Memorial at Rye Harbour
Article Heritage
Mark Dowie CEO RNLI dedicates the Pebble Memorial at Rye Harbour
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40,996,800 minutes of dedicated volunteering work by one family at Rye Harbour
Article People
40,996,800 minutes of dedicated volunteering work by one family at Rye Harbour
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