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

4.43pm 11 August 2018
2.03pm 11 August 2018
11.03pm 6 August 2018
8.33pm 6 August 2018
7.54pm 6 August 2018
8.35am 6 August 2018
2.32pm 4 August 2018
7.34am 2 August 2018
1.45pm 29 July 2018
4.39pm 27 July 2018
8.52pm 24 July 2018
6.03pm 24 July 2018
5.41am 24 July 2018
8.28pm 23 July 2018
12.59pm 22 July 2018
10.16pm 21 July 2018
9.48pm 21 July 2018
3.57pm 20 July 2018
6.59pm 18 July 2018
9.05pm 16 July 2018

Today's weather

19°C Rain
Min: 8°C
Max: 19°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 hours

January–February
Monday–Sunday
10am–3pm

March
Monday–Sunday
10am–4pm

April–October
Monday–Sunday
10am–5pm

November–December
Monday–Sunday
10am–4pm

Shop phone number

01323 730717

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News and media from Eastbourne Lifeboat Station

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