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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Salcombe Lifeboat Station

2.33pm 17 June 2017
2.29pm 17 June 2017
7.57pm 7 June 2017
7.37pm 5 June 2017
7.05am 29 May 2017
11.18am 27 May 2017
11.17am 27 May 2017
11.15am 27 May 2017
11.12am 27 May 2017
11.56am 26 May 2017
11.51am 25 May 2017
12.33pm 14 May 2017
6.39am 28 April 2017
6.31pm 13 April 2017
1.31pm 6 April 2017
12.07pm 5 April 2017
4.00pm 1 April 2017
4.25pm 22 March 2017
12.44pm 17 January 2017
1.40pm 14 January 2017

Today's weather

21°C Cloudy
Min: 12°C
Max: 21°C
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Next tide

Tue 27 Jun
Low: 2:58am 0.4m
High: 9:08am 5.3m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Salcombe Lifeboat Station
Union Street
Salcombe
Devon
TQ8 8BZ

Station phone number

01548 842158

Accessibility

No parking available at the Lifeboat Station

Visitor times

Please contact the station to arrange a visit.

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News and media from Salcombe Lifeboat Station

RNLI volunteers from Salcombe and Dart rescue a humpbacked whale
Salcombe and Dart volunteers rescuing humpbacked whale
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RNLI volunteers from Salcombe and Dart rescue a humpbacked whale
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Salcombe and Dart volunteer crews release a humpbacked whale in distress
Salcombe all weather lifeboat combined with Dart inshore lifeboat and divers from the British Diving Marine Life Rescue team to release a humpback whale trapped by a line of whelk pots close to where she had been released from the same predicament 10 days before.
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Salcombe and Dart volunteer crews release a humpbacked whale in distress
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RNLI in south west urges people to put safety first ahead of Easter holidays
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Article Rescues
RNLI in south west urges people to put safety first ahead of Easter holidays
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Eight metre humpback whale rescued from line of whelk pots
The diver leant down from the fishing boat to cut the whale free
Article Rescues
Eight metre humpback whale rescued from line of whelk pots
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