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RNLI Salcombe Lifeboat Station

Salcombe Lifeboat Station

Salcombe Lifeboat Station was established in 1869 and its crews have received 18 awards for gallantry. Today it operates an inshore B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat and a Tamar class all-weather lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Salcombe Lifeboat Station

1.58am 13 April 2024
11.17am 11 April 2024
11.15am 11 April 2024
9.48am 19 March 2024
3.56am 20 January 2024
10.05pm 18 January 2024
8.00pm 9 January 2024
7.33pm 9 January 2024
12.12am 21 December 2023
3.53pm 19 December 2023
3.48pm 19 December 2023
12.16pm 5 November 2023
5.53pm 18 October 2023
8.44am 18 October 2023
5.51pm 2 October 2023
8.20pm 10 September 2023
4.56pm 7 September 2023
11.06pm 21 August 2023
12.16pm 20 August 2023
5.40pm 17 August 2023

Today's weather

11°C Overcast
Min: 8°C Max: 11°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Salcombe Lifeboat Station
Union Street

Station phone number

01548 842158

Station email

[email protected]


No parking available at the Lifeboat Station

Visitor times

Please contact the station to arrange a visit.

Shop and Museum

From 28 March our Salcombe RNLI Museum and Gift Shop opens for the new season.
Monday - Saturday
10:30am – 3:30pm

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News and media from Salcombe Lifeboat Station

Article Fundraising
RNLI fundraising exhibition at the Loft Studio in Salcombe
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Approaching the station's pontoon
Article Celebrities
Celebrating 200 Years of Lifesaving: Torbay Hosts RNLI Anniversary Events
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Article People
Crew from RNLI Salcombe come together to say farewell to two of their own
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