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RNLI Weston-Super-Mare Lifeboat

Weston-super-Mare Lifeboat Station

Now operating two inshore lifeboats in the Severn estuary, Weston-super-Mare originally operated the first motor lifeboat to be placed on the Somerset coast. The station has been presented with six awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent lifeboat launches from Weston-super-Mare Lifeboat Station

10.15pm 15 June 2024
9.06am 14 June 2024
5.27pm 12 May 2024
9.47pm 11 May 2024
9.46pm 11 May 2024
2.06pm 6 May 2024
3.24pm 4 May 2024
6.39pm 27 April 2024
6.39pm 27 April 2024
6.38am 26 April 2024
6.38pm 11 April 2024
3.39am 24 March 2024
3.34am 24 March 2024
8.59pm 22 March 2024
7.23pm 11 March 2024
5.11pm 19 February 2024
7.54am 11 February 2024
7.54am 11 February 2024
5.35am 28 January 2024
5.35am 28 January 2024

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 15°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Weston-super-Mare RNLI
Knightstone Boathouse
Knightstone Road
BS23 2BE

Station phone number

01934 613912 (unmanned)

Visiting times

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

Visitor contact email address

[email protected]

Press Enquiries

Lifeboat Press Officer - [email protected]

Deputy Lifeboat Press Officer - [email protected]

Lifeboat Operations Manager

Christopher Ware
[email protected]

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News and media from Weston-super-Mare Lifeboat Station

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Penarth RNLI volunteers upskill in lifesaving throw-bag technique
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Penarth RNLI Station celebrate 200 years of the RNLI
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Four RNLI crew members in full kit sit on the side of an inshore lifeboat with the sea and a tall building in the background. A young boy is sat on the floor of the lifeboat.
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Teenager reunites with Weston-super-Mare RNLI volunteers who saved his life
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