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

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
12.17am 5 August 2020
4.26pm 4 August 2020
9.42am 1 August 2020
9.22am 1 August 2020
11.52pm 26 July 2020
7.27pm 16 July 2020
5.46pm 16 July 2020
3.26am 9 July 2020
1.52am 6 July 2020
1.28pm 1 July 2020

Today's weather

16°C Rain
Min: 12°C Max: 16°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
Yarmouth
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
Monday-Sunday
10am-4pm

January-March
Monday-Sunday
11am-3pm

News and media from Yarmouth Lifeboat Station

Yarmouth RNLI respond to call out during crew training
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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Yarmouth RNLI respond a yacht taking on water
Yarmouth RNLI
Article Sea safety
Yarmouth RNLI respond a yacht taking on water
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Yarmouth RNLI respond to a late night MayDay
Photo of the Yarmouth RNLI lifeboat returning to harbour.
Article Lifeboats
Yarmouth RNLI respond to a late night MayDay
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Yarmouth RNLI respond to a Pan Pan from a yacht with two persons on board
Photo of the Yarmouth RNLI lifeboat leaving the harbour in the direction of Hurst Narrows.
Article Rescue
Yarmouth RNLI respond to a Pan Pan from a yacht with two persons on board
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