RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

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

2.39pm 19 July 2021
12.05am 19 July 2021
1.07pm 17 July 2021
7.31pm 14 July 2021
5.41pm 11 July 2021
5.37pm 10 July 2021
3.58pm 5 July 2021
3.48pm 5 July 2021
12.31pm 4 July 2021
2.25pm 27 June 2021
6.03pm 26 June 2021
3.01pm 20 June 2021
6.39pm 12 June 2021
10.11am 10 June 2021
7.41am 6 June 2021
4.56am 4 June 2021
6.54pm 3 June 2021
10.40am 1 June 2021
5.45pm 31 May 2021
10.29am 27 May 2021

Today's weather

18°C Rain
Min: 15°C Max: 18°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Salcombe Lifeboat Station
Union Street

Station phone number

01548 842158


No parking available at the Lifeboat Station

Visitor times

Please contact the station to arrange a visit.

News and media from Salcombe Lifeboat Station

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A Second Success in 48 hours
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Lifeboat Helm at 20!
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Salcombe all-weather lifeboat, The Baltic Exchange III on exercise.
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Salcombe's volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew answer an early morning Mayday call
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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?