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

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

6.14pm 25 July 2021
10.07pm 14 July 2021
6.29pm 6 July 2021
10.37am 4 July 2021
6.40pm 30 June 2021
6.40pm 30 June 2021
6.10pm 30 June 2021
9.15pm 21 June 2021
9.10pm 21 June 2021
4.36pm 21 June 2021
3.54pm 20 June 2021
9.39am 20 June 2021
6.26pm 16 June 2021
3.53pm 14 June 2021
4.38pm 11 June 2021
11.23am 11 June 2021
11.23am 11 June 2021
6.25pm 6 June 2021
11.50pm 24 May 2021
11.50pm 24 May 2021

Today's weather

17°C Rain
Min: 14°C Max: 17°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

St Ives Lifeboat Station
Lifeboat House
St Ives
TR26 1EQ

Station phone number

01736 796422


Visiting times

Monday-Friday Daytime

Shop phone number

01736 798804

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News and media from St Ives Lifeboat Station

Local surfer Jonathan Davies enjoys a right hand break at Trevaunance Cove
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Surfer On the Run for RNLI
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Two more volunteer passouts for St Ives Lifeboat
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Volunteers launch to 47ft Yacht
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St Ives respond to multiple shouts in busiest week so far for 2021
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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?