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

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
3.06pm 3 January 2017
4.58pm 1 January 2017
1.42pm 30 December 2016

Today's weather

23°C Rain
Min: 9°C
Max: 23°C
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Next tide

Tue 27 Jun
High: 3:32am 6.0m
Low: 9:44am 0.7m
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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 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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Whitstable lifeboat launched to inflatable beach toy
Whitstable's Atlantic 85 Lifeboat 'Lewisco'. Picture: RNLI Whitstable
Article Rescues
Whitstable lifeboat launched to inflatable beach toy
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Whitstable Lifeboat in search for Boardsailor
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Article Rescues
Whitstable Lifeboat in search for Boardsailor
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Model boats and ships fill Whitstable Lifeboat Station
The Heron Model Boat Club's Carl Brunger supervises Joshua Pennington, three as he sails a model lifeboat watched by Viola Mongiardo, five and Mum Alice Gatt at the model boat exhibition at Whitstable Lifeboat Station on Sunday. Picture: RNLI Whitstable
Article Events
Model boats and ships fill Whitstable Lifeboat Station
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