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Rock Inshore Lifeboat Station
Rock Inshore Lifeboat Station Photo by RNLI

In November 1993, following an approach from the Padstow Harbour Commissioners about the need for an inshore lifeboat to cover the River Camel Estuary, the RNLI’s Committee of Management agreed that a D Class inshore lifeboat station would be established at Rock.
An inshore lifeboat (ILB) station was established on the northern side of the River Camel and a D Class lifeboat was sent to Rock on 4 March 1994 for a one season evaluation. The station was permanently established as an all year round ILB station from 8 April 1995 and a new D Class lifeboat, D-489, was placed on service on 27 September 1995.
A new boathouse was completed in June providing housing for the lifeboat and launching vehicle in 1997 and a new IB1-type D Class, D-634 Rusper, arrived at the station in February 2005.
In 2014 Rusper was replaced with Rusper II, D-772.

Station Opening Times Summer - 11:00am to 4:00pm daily. Winter - by appointment only.
Shop Opening Times: Mid March to December 10:00am to 5:00pm daily. Out of season - 11:00am - 4:00pm daily
Tel 01208 869432

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