Eastbourne Lifeboat station

Eastbourne Lifeboat Station

Established in 1822, Eastbourne Lifeboat Station is located in Sovereign Harbour. Notable events include taking part in the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk in 1940 and being awarded 10 medals for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Eastbourne Lifeboat Station

10.39pm 25 May 2019
1.31pm 23 May 2019
8.35pm 20 May 2019
6.01pm 20 May 2019
9.00pm 9 May 2019
11.35am 5 May 2019
9.26pm 3 May 2019
4.55pm 1 May 2019
9.19pm 30 April 2019
10.30pm 29 April 2019
1.20pm 21 April 2019
5.40pm 20 April 2019
4.50pm 19 April 2019
1.16pm 17 April 2019
9.50pm 9 April 2019
9.30pm 9 April 2019
1.16am 7 April 2019
1.09am 7 April 2019
9.36pm 2 April 2019
3.25pm 31 March 2019

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 15°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Eastbourne Lifeboat Station
Sovereign Harbour
Pevensey Bay Rd
East Sussex
BN23 5BJ

Station phone number

01323 470206

Accessibility

Parking

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Mark Sawyer

Visitor contact phone number

01323 470206

Shop

There is also an RNLI shop in Eastbourne, for more details, please visit the shop page.

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News and media from Eastbourne Lifeboat Station

Eastbourne Lifeboat evacuates injured crewman from tanker
RNLI logo
Article Rescue
Eastbourne Lifeboat evacuates injured crewman from tanker
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RNLI Eastbourne scrambled to assist kayakers
Eastbourne lifeboat locates kayaker in rough seas
Article Sea safety
RNLI Eastbourne scrambled to assist kayakers
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Morris Men’s donation to Eastbourne Lifeboats
Morris Men performing in Eastbourne
Article Fundraising
Morris Men’s donation to Eastbourne Lifeboats
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Tina’s lights shine for Eastbourne lifeboats
Tina with Father Christmas, lifeboat coxswain and crew
Article Fundraising
Tina’s lights shine for Eastbourne lifeboats
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