RNLI Yarmouth Lifeboat Station

Yarmouth Lifeboat Station

Covering the western end of the Solent, Yarmouth Lifeboat Station operates the largest class of lifeboat, the Severn class. 17 awards for gallantry have been presented to the crew.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Yarmouth Lifeboat Station

10.07pm 2 April 2021
10.30am 30 March 2021
3.15pm 27 March 2021
9.09am 21 March 2021
12.17pm 10 February 2021
5.46pm 15 January 2021
1.22pm 15 December 2020
11.27am 15 November 2020
11.31am 5 November 2020
8.45pm 4 November 2020
6.26pm 7 October 2020
11.39am 17 September 2020
2.53pm 12 September 2020
3.05pm 5 September 2020
3.46pm 23 August 2020
7.45pm 22 August 2020
2.55am 21 August 2020
2.06pm 16 August 2020
2.06pm 16 August 2020
5.55pm 5 August 2020

Today's weather

10°C Cloudy
Min: 4°C Max: 10°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Yarmouth Lifeboat Station
The Boatshed
Quay Street
Isle of Wight
PO41 0PQ

Station phone number

01983 760066

Visiting times

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

Visitor contact

Howard Lester

Visitor contact phone number

01983 761345

Shop hours

April-23rd December


News and media from Yarmouth Lifeboat Station

The Yarmouth RNLI Lifeboat 'Eric and Susan Hiscock (Wanderer)' (stock photo).
Article Rescue
Yarmouth RNLI rescue capsized Kayaker
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Yarmouth’s Severn class all weather lifeboat, 'Eric and Susan Hiscock (Wanderer)', returning to Yarmouth Harbour.
Article Sea safety
Yarmouth RNLI respond to call out during crew training
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Article Sea safety
Yarmouth RNLI respond a yacht taking on water
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Photo of the Yarmouth RNLI lifeboat returning to harbour.
Article Lifeboats
Yarmouth RNLI respond to a late night MayDay
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