RNLI Whitstable Lifeboat Station

Whitstable Lifeboat Station

Established in 1963, Whitstable is one of our first inshore lifeboat stations. Today, the crew operates Lewisco, a B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat, which is carriage-launched from the beach.
RNLI Whitstable Lifeboat Station

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Whitstable Lifeboat Station

3.39pm 21 November 2017
4.22am 16 October 2017
10.17pm 14 October 2017
2.41pm 4 October 2017
3.06pm 10 September 2017
4.48pm 1 September 2017
8.32pm 26 August 2017
9.42pm 18 August 2017
11.41am 4 August 2017
2.44pm 20 July 2017
7.51am 2 July 2017
6.56am 1 July 2017
6.25pm 17 June 2017
3.17pm 11 June 2017
4.04pm 10 June 2017
9.33pm 30 May 2017
6.29pm 24 May 2017
6.20pm 24 May 2017
4.29pm 17 May 2017
4.58pm 16 May 2017

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 8°C
Max: 14°C
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Next tide

Wed 22 Nov
Low: 8:36pm 1.1m
High: 2:47am 5.5m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Whitstable Lifeboat Station
The Harbour
Whitstable
Kent
CT5 1AB

Station phone number

01227 263581

Accessibility

There is pay and display parking next to the station and two disable parking bays alongside the station.

Visiting times

Whitstable RNLI shop has access to a station viewing area.

Opening hours:

Easter-Christmas
Daily

Christmas-Easter
Saturdays and Sundays 10am-1pm

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News and media from Whitstable Lifeboat Station

Whitstable Lifeboat joins search off Sheppey
Lewisco, the Whitstable Atlantic 85 Lifeboat.
Article Rescues
Whitstable Lifeboat joins search off Sheppey
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Alex the Marathon Walker visits Whitstable Lifeboat
Alex Ellis-Roswell chats with Whitstable lifeboat's Oz Warren and Rob Judge on Thursday evening following the completion of the penultimate leg of his marathon 3-year walk around the lifeboat stations of Great Britain and Ireland. Picture: RNLI Whitstable
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Alex the Marathon Walker visits Whitstable Lifeboat
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Sheerness RNLI lifeboat crew welcome a marathon walking fundraiser to the Island
Alex Ellis-Roswell with the coxswain and crew on board the Sheerness ALB 'The George and Ivy Swanson'
Article Fundraising
Sheerness RNLI lifeboat crew welcome a marathon walking fundraiser to the Island
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Early morning launch for Whitstable Lifeboat
Whitstable's Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco
Article Rescues
Early morning launch for Whitstable Lifeboat
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