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

3.33pm 17 March 2021
6.00pm 5 March 2021
4.04am 21 December 2020
2.43pm 20 December 2020
9.50pm 16 October 2020
2.52pm 16 October 2020
2.46pm 16 October 2020
9.39am 1 October 2020
2.44pm 28 September 2020
9.29am 20 September 2020
5.54pm 14 September 2020
3.11pm 7 September 2020
3.11pm 7 September 2020
11.51am 7 September 2020
10.56am 7 September 2020
10.50am 7 September 2020
2.18pm 4 September 2020
2.43pm 3 September 2020
3.02pm 28 August 2020
1.26pm 23 August 2020

Today's weather

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Min: 5°C Max: 9°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

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

Article Crew training
Salcombe all-weather lifeboat, The Baltic Exchange III on exercise.
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Article Lifeboats
Salcombe's volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew answer an early morning Mayday call
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Article Fundraising
Local business supports RNLI Salcombe
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Article Lifeboats
Lizard Lifeboat Coxswain retires after 35 years’ service to the RNLI
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