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

8.31am 23 May 2022
7.01pm 13 May 2022
1.11am 30 April 2022
12.57am 30 April 2022
1.23pm 22 April 2022
10.23pm 16 April 2022
1.34pm 1 April 2022
9.32am 31 March 2022
8.04pm 30 March 2022
2.07pm 26 March 2022
4.00pm 19 March 2022
2.13pm 27 February 2022
2.13pm 27 February 2022
10.42am 26 February 2022
4.50pm 24 February 2022
6.04pm 18 February 2022
9.15pm 7 February 2022
10.25am 15 January 2022
3.54pm 28 December 2021
6.35am 14 December 2021

Today's weather

17°C Rain
Min: 10°C Max: 17°C
Get a 5-day forecast

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

Plymouth ILB crew providing cover for Salcombe's Y boat during the rescue of a mother and daughter cut off by the tide
Article Lifeboats
Plymouth and Salcombe RNLI volunteers rescue mother and daughter and their dogs
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Video Lifeboats
Salcombe and Plymouth RNLI rescue mother and daughter cut off by the tide
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RNLI Crew wearing RNLI kit standing on jetty standing in front of RNLI lifeboat.
Article Rescue
Salcombe RNLI Lifeboat Crew to receive Gallantry Awards
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RNLI Salcombe's Tamar class lifeboat
Article Rescue
Horrendous weather conditions keep Salcombe Lifeboat crews busy
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