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The Tamar class all-weather lifeboat Rose arrived at The Lizard in July 2011. She has a top speed of 25 knots, a range of 250 miles and carries a crew of seven. For more information please follow the link.

 

The lifeboat station

The Lizard lifeboat station in Kilcobben Cove was officially opened in May 2012, it replaces the original building which relocated from Polpeor Cove, Lizard Point in 1961. For more information please follow the link.

 

Forthcoming Events

The running costs of the RNLI are £145.4m annually,
the annual running costs of an all-weather lifeboat station, like The Lizard is on average £225,000, to train one lifeboat crew member costs £1214. Because of these costs it is important that fundraising is carried out locally. The Lizard, Coverack, Helston and Porthleven lifeboat branches hold a number of fundraising events each year. To find out about all future events please click on the link below.


The Lifeboat Crew

The New Tamar Class Lifeboat

The appeal for The Lizard’s new Tamar class all-weather lifeboat was launched in the summer of 2009 by the now retired Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall, Lady Mary Holborow. During the nationwide Appeal of £1.8 million, our local target of £300,000 was exceeded in little over two years, an amazing achievement in such difficult times. The fundraising response from individuals, businesses and organisations both locally and nationally was outstanding and we cannot thank everyone enough.

The Appeal
has now closed

 
 
Breaking News...
The Lizard RNLI lifeboat rescues a 100 year old sailing vessel
Bailey Boat Cat is raising funds for The Lizard RNLI lifeboat
The Lizard Lifeboat launches to lone yachtsman on passage to Falmouth
The Lizard RNLI lifeboat assists 15 metre fishing vessel drifting off the Cornish coast

Photo Journal of the construction of the new Lifeboat Station

 

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