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

9.02pm 4 December 2018
4.52pm 26 November 2018
2.32pm 22 November 2018
2.32pm 20 November 2018
11.51am 18 November 2018
11.51am 18 November 2018
10.47am 15 November 2018
11.53am 11 November 2018
3.57pm 7 November 2018
5.57pm 2 November 2018
5.18pm 2 November 2018
3.32pm 26 October 2018
10.07am 23 October 2018
12.33pm 7 October 2018
12.27pm 7 October 2018
9.32am 6 October 2018
4.12pm 5 October 2018
3.53pm 5 October 2018
4.58pm 4 October 2018
10.26am 1 October 2018

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 6°C Max: 11°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

Tee shirts and Christmas Carols for Eastbourne lifeboats
Cheque presentation aboard Diamond Jubilee
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Tee shirts and Christmas Carols for Eastbourne lifeboats
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Day Lewis Pharmacy supporting Eastbourne Lifeboats
Pharmacy staff present cheque to Eastbourne lifeboat Treasurer
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Day Lewis Pharmacy supporting Eastbourne Lifeboats
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Masonic support for Eastbourne Lifeboats
Eastbourne RNLI crew receiving a donation from the Royal Connaught Masonic Lodge
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Masonic support for Eastbourne Lifeboats
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Eastbourne Lifeboat called to capsized trawler
Photo of the upturned hull of the trawler floating in the sea.
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Eastbourne Lifeboat called to capsized trawler
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