RNLI Whitstable Lifeboat Station

Whitstable Lifeboat Station

Established in 1963, Whitstable is one of our first inshore lifeboat stations. Today, the crew operates Lewisco, a B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat, which is carriage-launched from the beach.
RNLI Whitstable Lifeboat Station

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Whitstable Lifeboat Station

8.14pm 1 June 2020
4.00pm 31 May 2020
4.33pm 26 May 2020
4.23pm 23 May 2020
7.46pm 19 May 2020
2.51am 25 February 2020
4.11am 3 December 2019
11.53am 25 October 2019
2.48pm 17 October 2019
3.47pm 12 October 2019
3.47pm 12 October 2019
6.52pm 15 September 2019
4.21pm 11 September 2019
12.49pm 11 September 2019
8.08pm 4 September 2019
5.02pm 1 September 2019
4.26pm 27 August 2019
6.08pm 26 August 2019
5.45pm 18 August 2019
5.15pm 17 August 2019

Today's weather

16°C Overcast
Min: 12°C Max: 16°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Whitstable Lifeboat Station
The Harbour
Whitstable
Kent
CT5 1AB

Station phone number

01227 263581

Accessibility

There is pay and display parking next to the station and two disable parking bays alongside the station.

Visiting times

Whitstable RNLI shop has access to a station viewing area.

Opening hours:

Easter-Christmas
Daily

Christmas-Easter
Saturdays and Sundays 10am-1pm

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News and media from Whitstable Lifeboat Station

Whitstable lifeboat launched to assist Jet Skier
Lewisco, the Whitstable Atlantic 85 lifeboat.
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Whitstable lifeboat launched to assist Jet Skier
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Whitstable RNLI lifeboat assists Dory
Lewisco, the Whitstable Atlantic 85 lifeboat.
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Whitstable RNLI lifeboat assists Dory
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Whitstable RNLI lifeboat assists dinghy
Lewisco, the Whitstable Atlantic 85 lifeboat.
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Whitstable RNLI lifeboat assists dinghy
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Whitstable RNLI lifeboat launches to assist motor boat
Lewisco, the Whitstable Atlantic 85 lifeboat.
Article Rescue
Whitstable RNLI lifeboat launches to assist motor boat
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