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Rye Harbour Lifeboat Station

Today’s lifeboat station at Rye Harbour operates an inshore Atlantic 85 lifeboat. During its 165-year history Rye Harbour saw one of the worst lifeboat disasters in the RNLI’s history when 17 crew lost their lives in 1928.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Rye Harbour Lifeboat Station

11.34am 25 May 2019
1.00pm 20 April 2019
1.15pm 19 March 2019
2.54pm 19 January 2019
3.32pm 31 December 2018
11.26am 14 December 2018
6.32pm 18 November 2018
6.32pm 18 November 2018
9.11pm 17 November 2018
2.16am 15 September 2018
9.32am 9 September 2018
10.33pm 8 September 2018
5.46pm 6 August 2018
2.35pm 5 August 2018
4.23pm 14 July 2018
11.12am 5 July 2018
3.40pm 20 June 2018
3.33pm 20 June 2018
9.05pm 16 May 2018
4.52pm 9 May 2018

Today's weather

16°C Rain
Min: 13°C Max: 16°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Rye Harbour Lifeboat Station
Harbour Road
Rye Harbour
East Sussex
TN31 7TU

Station phone number

01797 223693

Accessibility

Disabled access

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Tony Edwards 

Visitor contact phone number

01797 223693

Shop hours

From the first Sunday in April to the last Sunday in November
10am–2pm every Sunday

News and media from Rye Harbour Lifeboat Station

Rye Harbour lifeboat station benefits from an unusual donation
Jason Reynolds stands behind a display of RNLI fundraising flags moments after handing over a donation of £100
Article Fundraising
Rye Harbour lifeboat station benefits from an unusual donation
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Delivering at work and delivering for the RNLI Rye Harbour
Article Lifeboats
Delivering at work and delivering for the RNLI Rye Harbour
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After 13,505 days of life with a pager Tony Edwards (LOM) is ready for silence
Article Lifeboats
After 13,505 days of life with a pager Tony Edwards (LOM) is ready for silence
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Congratulations, Tim: new Helm makes RNLI Rye Harbour team stronger
Tim Dickinson and Allen Head smile for the camera after Tim's successful passing out
Article Crew training
Congratulations, Tim: new Helm makes RNLI Rye Harbour team stronger
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