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

5.45pm 18 August 2019
5.15pm 17 August 2019
2.40pm 11 August 2019
11.08am 10 August 2019
2.56pm 8 August 2019
2.50pm 8 August 2019
4.10pm 6 August 2019
5.59pm 20 July 2019
9.45pm 14 July 2019
9.05am 14 July 2019
9.01pm 13 July 2019
8.30pm 8 July 2019
5.19pm 7 July 2019
2.50pm 6 July 2019
9.53pm 30 June 2019
6.49pm 15 June 2019
6.34pm 2 June 2019
11.54am 2 June 2019
1.29pm 31 May 2019
11.06am 24 May 2019

Today's weather

20°C Rain
Min: 12°C Max: 20°C
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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

Three launches for Whitstable RNLI Lifeboat
Whitstable's Atlantic 85 Lifeboat 'Lewisco'. Picture: RNLI Whitstable
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The trimaran secured alongside the Sheerness RNLI allweather lifeboat 'The George and Ivy Swanson'
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Four calls for Whitstable lifeboat
Whitstable's Atlantic 85 Lifeboat 'Lewisco'. Picture: RNLI Whitstable
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Two calls for Whitstable Lifeboat
Whitstable's Atlantic 85 Lifeboat 'Lewisco'. Picture: RNLI Whitstable
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