St Ives Lifeboat Station

St Ives Lifeboat Station

Lifeboat crews at St Ives have been saving lives at sea since 1839 and received 33 medals for gallantry. The station currently operates two boats - a Shannon class all-weather lifeboat and a D class inshore lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from St Ives Lifeboat Station

6.27pm 9 August 2020
1.12pm 8 August 2020
9.59am 5 August 2020
6.57pm 4 August 2020
3.23pm 4 August 2020
3.23pm 4 August 2020
3.10pm 2 August 2020
3.04pm 2 August 2020
12.43pm 1 August 2020
6.58pm 29 July 2020
6.43pm 21 July 2020
9.17am 21 July 2020
9.17am 21 July 2020
9.17am 21 July 2020
10.13pm 19 July 2020
10.07pm 19 July 2020
2.47pm 16 July 2020
2.04pm 11 July 2020
9.35pm 10 July 2020
9.29pm 10 July 2020

Today's weather

21°C Rain
Min: 18°C Max: 21°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

St Ives Lifeboat Station
Lifeboat House
St Ives
Cornwall
TR26 1EQ

Station phone number

01736 796422

Accessibility

Visiting times

April-October
Monday-Friday Daytime

Shop phone number

01736 798804

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News and media from St Ives Lifeboat Station

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