Penlee Lifeboat Station

Penlee Lifeboat Station

Penlee has a remarkable history of bravery with the lifeboat crews being presented with 44 awards for gallantry during its 200 year history. The station has also witnessed tragedy with nine lifeboat crew losing their lives saving others at sea.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Penlee Lifeboat Station

7.15pm 23 April 2019
7.15pm 23 April 2019
7.15pm 23 April 2019
5.57pm 19 April 2019
11.45am 17 April 2019
2.40pm 12 April 2019
2.40pm 12 April 2019
7.01pm 9 April 2019
4.19pm 6 April 2019
2.55pm 30 March 2019
7.31am 26 March 2019
10.41am 25 March 2019
9.50am 17 March 2019
3.20am 13 March 2019
4.46pm 18 February 2019
4.24pm 10 February 2019
2.15pm 8 February 2019
1.25pm 25 January 2019
2.36pm 13 January 2019
2.31pm 13 January 2019

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 9°C Max: 11°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Penlee Lifeboat Station
Newlyn
Penzance
Cornwall
TR18 5HW

Station phone number

01736 369246

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking

Visiting times

Visits are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment.

Visitor contact

Patrick Harvey

Visitor contact phone number

01736 369246

Shop hours

Monday–Saturday

Shop phone number

01736 351695

Connect with us

Website

News and media from Penlee Lifeboat Station

Penlee RNLI assist single-handed sailor on 6 April 2019
On 6 April 2019, both Penlee RNLI lifeboats launched to assist a single-handed sailor requiring assistance.
Video Lifeboats
Penlee RNLI assist single-handed sailor on 6 April 2019
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Sennen Cove and Penlee RNLI launch in storm conditions to fishing vessel
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Article People
Sennen Cove and Penlee RNLI launch in storm conditions to fishing vessel
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Penlee all-weather lifeboat assist 35ft fishing vessel with fouled propeller
Penlee Lifeboat rescues fishing vessel with two persons on board 6 miles SE of Newlyn
Video Lifeboats
Penlee all-weather lifeboat assist 35ft fishing vessel with fouled propeller
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Two rescues in one for Penlee volunteers
Lifeboat, fishing vessel
Article Lifeboats
Two rescues in one for Penlee volunteers
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