RNLI Walton and Frinton’s Tamar class all-weather lifeboat, Irene Muriel Rees 16-19, at sea

Walton and Frinton Lifeboat Station

There has been a lifeboat station at Walton and Frinton for over 130 years. The lifesaving achievements of crew members have been recognised by the RNLI 75 times. Today’s crew operate a Tamar class all-weather lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Walton and Frinton Lifeboat Station

6.18am 1 October 2017
3.29pm 31 August 2017
6.21pm 27 August 2017
3.17pm 25 August 2017
12.25pm 24 August 2017
12.24pm 24 August 2017
10.57am 19 August 2017
12.17pm 11 August 2017
11.36pm 1 August 2017
3.01pm 27 July 2017
3.42pm 22 July 2017
6.03am 13 July 2017
7.44pm 9 July 2017
11.43am 9 July 2017
11.42am 9 July 2017
8.53am 27 June 2017
1.55pm 16 June 2017
2.06pm 28 May 2017
4.35pm 19 May 2017
7.11pm 10 May 2017

Today's weather

19°C Cloudy
Min: 16°C
Max: 19°C
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Next tide

Tue 24 Oct
High: 2:56pm 3.6m
Low: 8:45pm 0.9m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Walton and Frinton Lifeboat Station
The Parade
Walton
Essex
CO14 8EA 

Station phone number

01255 675650

Visiting times

Visits are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment.

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News and media from Walton and Frinton Lifeboat Station

RNLI warns 'Respect the Water' during ‘deadliest’ month at East Anglian coast
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RNLI warns 'Respect the Water' during ‘deadliest’ month at East Anglian coast
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Clacton RNLI extract yacht crew from vessel on the rocks
Both Clacton's lifeboats and Walton's ALB launched to the aid of a yacht being smashed against a rock breakwater. It was decided to abandon the vessel, and the D class transferred the 2 people on the yacht to the B class, before taking them to the station to warm up.
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Clacton RNLI extract yacht crew from vessel on the rocks
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Walton and Frinton Lifeboat callout to Yacht aground on Long Sand Head
Walton and Frinton Lifeboat called out to yacht run aground 13 miles SE from lifeboat station. Yacht crew were taken from yacht and lifeboat waited for tide to come in and yacht to refloat. Once afloat and vessel checked, a tow was commenced to Shotley Marina.
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Walton and Frinton Lifeboat callout to Yacht aground on Long Sand Head
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The RNLI Yellow Welly prepares for pirates and bikers in Essex
The Welly in Hastings earlier today
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The RNLI Yellow Welly prepares for pirates and bikers in Essex
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