Rye Lifeboat Station Hello Herbie II

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

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
4.56pm 5 May 2018
11.13am 7 April 2018
9.40pm 21 March 2018
12.41pm 17 October 2017
10.27pm 4 October 2017
9.21am 3 September 2017
1.02pm 22 August 2017
6.37pm 19 August 2017
10.07pm 5 August 2017
8.55pm 31 July 2017
5.47pm 18 July 2017
6.16am 18 July 2017

Today's weather

20°C Rain
Min: 17°C
Max: 20°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

A very special guest visits Rye Harbour RNLI
Sheila Pigott stands in front of the lifeboat Hello Herbie II
Article Crew training
A very special guest visits Rye Harbour RNLI
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Rye Harbour RNLI has a busy start to August
lifeboat heading towards the sea to save a stricken yacht
Article Rescue
Rye Harbour RNLI has a busy start to August
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‘Safety on the water’ skills taught at Rye Harbour
Sharon powerboat trainer
Article Sea safety
‘Safety on the water’ skills taught at Rye Harbour
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Rye Harbour RNLI lifeboat station pushes the boat out on its Open Day
Seven-year old Finn Kemp proudly showing off a model lifeboat
Article Events
Rye Harbour RNLI lifeboat station pushes the boat out on its Open Day
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