RNLI Torbay Lifeboat Station

Torbay Lifeboat Station

For nearly 140 years Torbay Lifeboat Station has operated an all-weather lifeboat and today the station also has an inshore D class lifeboat. The crews have a remarkable history of bravery with 52 awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Torbay Lifeboat Station

10.56am 21 September 2023
2.21pm 17 September 2023
6.05am 16 September 2023
12.30am 16 September 2023
8.29pm 11 September 2023
6.27pm 10 September 2023
6.23pm 10 September 2023
8.31pm 8 September 2023
5.25pm 8 September 2023
11.04pm 3 September 2023
5.13pm 30 August 2023
5.10pm 30 August 2023
7.31pm 29 August 2023
11.32am 28 August 2023
4.53pm 22 August 2023
4.51pm 22 August 2023
3.30pm 18 August 2023
3.22pm 18 August 2023
11.04am 18 August 2023
7.40pm 17 August 2023

Today's weather

16°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 16°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Torbay Lifeboat Station
Berry Head Road
South Devon

Station phone number

01803 853136


Parking is limited although public car parks are very close by.

Visiting times

Typically between 10am-4pm. Visits are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment. 

Shop hours

Typically between 10am-4pm. Shop opening hours are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment. 

Shop phone number

Shop at Middle Street: 01803 883570
Kiosk at station: 01803 853136 (same as station)

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News and media from Torbay Lifeboat Station

Article Rescue
Torbay RNLI launches All-weather Lifeboat in response to May Day
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Article Rescue
Torbay RNLI assist yacht following May Day call, off Berry Head
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