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

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
3.50pm 13 May 2017
7.34am 8 May 2017
3.11pm 5 April 2017
3.06pm 5 April 2017
2.59pm 5 April 2017
5.05pm 30 March 2017
9.45am 30 March 2017
2.27pm 15 March 2017
2.24pm 15 March 2017

Today's weather

22°C Rain
Min: 14°C
Max: 22°C
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Next tide

Tue 25 Jul
Low: 9:13pm 0.3m
High: 3:16am 6.0m
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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

Sheerness RNLI inshore lifeboat assists a jet skier in difficulties
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Sheerness RNLI inshore lifeboat assists a jet skier in difficulties
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Whitstable lifeboat assists yacht
Lewisco, the Whitstable Atlantic 85 Lifeboat.
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Whitstable lifeboat assists yacht
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Whitstable Lifeboat assists two craft
Lewisco, the Whitstable Atlantic 85 Lifeboat.
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Whitstable Lifeboat assists two craft
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Whitstable lifeboat crews in test of seamanship and first aid skills.
Whitstable Lifeboat Management Group Chairman Mark Laming applies the realistic injuries to Lindsay Hart ready for the 2017 Whitstable Lifeboat Dan Davies Seamanship and First Aid Competition.
Article Crew training
Whitstable lifeboat crews in test of seamanship and first aid skills.
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