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

9.30pm 28 June 2020
1.49pm 28 June 2020
6.10pm 27 June 2020
7.22pm 26 June 2020
4.56pm 26 June 2020
3.29pm 26 June 2020
1.39pm 25 June 2020
7.13pm 24 June 2020
2.05pm 19 June 2020
9.55am 16 June 2020
9.41am 14 June 2020
9.41am 14 June 2020
8.14pm 1 June 2020
4.00pm 31 May 2020
4.33pm 26 May 2020
4.23pm 23 May 2020
7.46pm 19 May 2020
2.51am 25 February 2020
4.11am 3 December 2019
11.53am 25 October 2019

Today's weather

19°C Rain
Min: 14°C Max: 19°C
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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 RNLI Lifeboat assists Paddleboarder
The launching tractor recovers the Whitstable Liifeboat on its return to station after assisting a paddleboarder in difficulties off Seasalter on Friday afternoon. Picture: RNLI Whitstable.
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Whitstable RNLI Lifeboat assists Paddleboarder
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Whitstable RNLI lifeboat assists angling boat
Lewisco, the Whitstable Atlantic 85 lifeboat.
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Whitstable RNLI lifeboat assists angling boat
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Whitstable lifeboat launched to assist Jet Skier
Lewisco, the Whitstable Atlantic 85 lifeboat.
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Whitstable lifeboat launched to assist Jet Skier
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Whitstable RNLI lifeboat assists Dory
Lewisco, the Whitstable Atlantic 85 lifeboat.
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Whitstable RNLI lifeboat assists Dory
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