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Selsey Lifeboat Station

A brand new lifeboat station has been built at Selsey, it houses a Shannon class lifeboat. Selsey lifeboat volunteers have been saving lives at sea since 1861 and crews have received 10 awards for gallantry.
Sennen Cove lifeboat station

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Selsey Lifeboat Station

1.14am 13 January 2021
3.17pm 6 January 2021
6.22pm 1 January 2021
1.22pm 22 December 2020
3.20pm 28 November 2020
4.19pm 19 November 2020
5.38pm 23 October 2020
3.35pm 17 September 2020
3.35pm 17 September 2020
8.30am 16 September 2020
3.26pm 13 September 2020
1.53pm 2 September 2020
11.23am 2 September 2020
12.04pm 22 August 2020
12.18pm 18 August 2020
4.17pm 16 August 2020
4.27pm 9 August 2020
9.42am 1 August 2020
3.47pm 17 July 2020
5.40pm 16 July 2020

Today's weather

9°C Rain
Min: 4°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

Selsey Lifeboat Station 
The Boathouse 
West Sussex
PO20 0DL 

Station phone number

01243 602833



Visiting times

Daily from 10.30am to 4pm  (subject to operational requirements)

Shop hours

Daily from 10.30am to 4pm

Shop phone number

01243 605 326

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News and media from Selsey Lifeboat Station

Two lifeboats alongside workboat
Article Sea safety
Selsey RNLI lifeboats tasked to recover damaged workboat
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The crew of the 'Canadian Pacific' that responded to the 'Masslust'.
Article Fundraising
Survivor rescued by Selsey lifeboat in 1956 thanks RNLI for 65 Christmases
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Photo of George meeting Mike Wells, the 222-month old rescued from the 'Masslust' in 1956.
Article People
Selsey remembers George Woodland who served with the station for over 60 years
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Father and son: Johnny (L) and Doug (R) at Kessock Lifeboat Station
Article Heritage
Four generations of Grants serving the RNLI for 116 years
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