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

RNLI St Marys Lifeboat Station

St Mary's Lifeboat Station

St Mary’s all-weather lifeboat is situated on one of over 100 islands in the Isles of Scilly, lying 28 miles from Land’s End. The station has a remarkable history of bravery, with 56 awards for gallantry being presented to the crews over its 170 year history.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from St Mary's Lifeboat Station

3.39am 9 September 2021
10.52pm 29 July 2021
8.59am 28 July 2021
8.54am 28 July 2021
11.21am 26 July 2021
9.16pm 25 July 2021
10.07pm 15 July 2021
6.03am 8 July 2021
2.28am 6 July 2021
9.25am 19 June 2021
7.29am 6 February 2021
2.54pm 6 November 2020
5.11am 31 October 2020
5.15pm 5 October 2020
1.53pm 17 September 2020
1.58pm 31 August 2020
3.14am 25 August 2020
7.53pm 19 August 2020
2.02am 27 July 2020
3.27pm 21 July 2020

Today's weather

7°C Sunshine
Min: 6°C Max: 7°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

St Mary's Lifeboat Station
Harbour Bay
Hugh Town
St Mary's
Isles of Scilly
TR21 0PS

Station phone number

01720 422347

Visiting times

Monday-Friday 9am–5pm

Visitor contact

Chris Thomas

Visitor contact phone number

01720 422637

Shop hours

April-October
Monday-Friday 10am-12pm, 2pm-4pm

Shop phone number

01720 423890

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