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

3.06pm 6 August 2022
9.34pm 4 August 2022
7.49pm 28 July 2022
11.50am 24 July 2022
1.19pm 18 July 2022
4.24pm 15 July 2022
7.51am 12 July 2022
11.36am 10 July 2022
11.34am 10 July 2022
11.23am 10 July 2022
4.30pm 3 July 2022
1.15pm 3 July 2022
1.35pm 18 June 2022
5.08pm 17 June 2022
3.04am 14 June 2022
3.38pm 12 June 2022
11.39am 12 June 2022
11.38am 12 June 2022
10.18pm 10 June 2022
2.11pm 8 June 2022

Today's weather

27°C Sunshine
Min: 17°C Max: 27°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

James as shown on RNLI Salcombe Crew Group picture
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Congratulations go to RNLI Salcombe Crew member James (Bomber) Marshall.
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RNLI Salcombe Fundraising Crew.
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Casualty returns to say thank you
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