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

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
3.53am 8 June 2022
3.45pm 3 June 2022
2.36pm 3 June 2022
2.31pm 3 June 2022
1.51am 3 June 2022
1.50am 3 June 2022
6.11pm 30 May 2022
6.27pm 28 May 2022
8.31am 23 May 2022
7.01pm 13 May 2022
1.11am 30 April 2022
12.57am 30 April 2022

Today's weather

17°C Rain
Min: 13°C Max: 17°C
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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

Article Lifeboats
Casualty returns to say thank you
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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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