Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

Lowestoft is one of the oldest lifeboat stations in the British Isles. Many notable rescues have been carried out during Lowestoft's history, including the evacuation of British forces from Dunkirk, and the crews have received 45 awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

2.39pm 11 May 2019
10.41am 30 April 2019
7.50pm 26 April 2019
7.20pm 22 April 2019
12.25am 30 March 2019
10.19am 18 March 2019
5.44am 13 February 2019
10.45am 29 January 2019
8.59am 19 January 2019
11.27am 4 January 2019
10.36pm 4 December 2018
11.22pm 3 November 2018
7.27am 21 October 2018
6.37pm 20 October 2018
3.56pm 13 October 2018
5.58pm 4 October 2018
6.42pm 28 September 2018
12.41pm 25 September 2018
9.28pm 11 September 2018
7.17am 10 September 2018

Today's weather

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

Station address

Lowestoft Lifeboat Station
c/o Royal Norfolk & Suffolk Yacht Club
South Pier
Royal Plain
Suffolk
NR33 0AE

Station phone number

01502 573757

Accessibility

Pedestrian access to view the Lowestoft Lifeboat from the quayside is available to the public. There is parking available at nearby public seafront car parks.

Shop open hours

(Subject to weather conditions)
Sunday-Tuesday
10.30am-2:00pm

Shop Phone Number

01502 531507
(answer phone)

News and media from Lowestoft Lifeboat Station

Lowestoft Lifeboat called to help a Dutch yacht suffering electrical problem
Lowestoft Lifeboat tows a Dutch yacht with electrical problems
Article Rescue
Lowestoft Lifeboat called to help a Dutch yacht suffering electrical problem
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Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat called to a kite surfer thought to be trouble
The kite surfers sail recovered from near a sandbank
Article Lifeboats
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat called to a kite surfer thought to be trouble
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Four RNLI lifeboats involved in a search for a missing swimmer off Lowestoft
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat returning from the search for a missing swimmer
Article Rescue
Four RNLI lifeboats involved in a search for a missing swimmer off Lowestoft
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Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat called to aid safety boat during dinghy racing contest
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat assist a safety boat stranded on a sandbank
Article Lifeboats
Lowestoft RNLI Lifeboat called to aid safety boat during dinghy racing contest
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