Falmouth Lifeboat Station remains closed for visitors and tours at the current time due to the ongoing pandemic situation. This is in order to protect the operational integrity of the crew whilst the COVID-19 virus is prevalent.

Communication with the station will still be available through the website and our social channels, and we hope many who wish to come to see us will be able to do so in the not-too-distant future.

In the meantime, why not take a virtual tour of our Severn class all-weather lifeboat Richard Cox Scott here

Falmouth RNLI Shop

We are pleased to announce that the shop will be open from Monday 12 April with a Covid-19 compliance environment. The opening times will be 10am to 4pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, and closed on Thursday and Saturday. 

These hours are expected to be in place until June 21 2021, but may be subject to change by ongoing government guidance and volunteer availability. You can check if the shop is going to be open by phoning 01326 210844

Please note that there will be occasions when training of new volunteers will be undertaken, and at these times, the shop will be restricted to one customer, not the usual two.

We look forward to your continuing support.

News Feed


Falmouth RNLI Crew launch twice in two days to help rescue dogs from the cliff edge near Maenporth Beach

Falmouth’s inshore lifeboat Robina Nixon Chard was launched on both Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 March to dogs that had got into difficulty and . . . .Read more


Ken Avis

We are sad to announce the passing of Ken Avis, who passed over the bar early on Monday 8 February 2021 following a long . . . .Read more


Falmouth RNLI volunteer crews launch to aid a yacht taking on water

The 7th launch of 2021 came on Saturday 13 February, with Falmouth Coastguard requesting Falmouth Inshore Lifeboat launch to assist a person aboard a . . . .Read more


Falmouth RNLI volunteers recognised for over 450 collective years spent in service to help save lives at sea. 

Falmouth Lifeboat Station has many dedicated volunteers who give their time in many aspects of supporting the RNLI, from lifeboat crew to fundraising, press . . . .Read more


Falmouth inshore lifeboat and crew launch to a medical evacuation

On Thursday 26 November, Falmouth Inshore Lifeboat Robina Nixon Chard launched just before 11am to assist in a medical evacuation alongside Falmouth Coastguard Rescue . . . .Read more


Falmouth lifeboat crew launch to capsized kayaks

Reports of two people and a dog in the water due to their kayaks capsizing saw Falmouth volunteer crew launch to assist on Thursday . . . .Read more

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