224 Lives Saved

503 Rescue Missions

London’s Historic Lifeboat Education and Experience Centre

Come and visit us at London’s only floating Lifeboat Education and Experience Centre

Soon to be permanently moored at St Katharine Docks, London, our lifeboat is the 52ft Arun class lifeboat Sir William Arnold built in 1973 and served all her lifesaving career at St Peter Port, Guernsey.

With our RYA training centre partners; Blue Lamp Afloat, Premier Sailing and Seavoice Training, we are a unique facility, able to host a variety of training courses here in central London. What finer location to learn and be surrounded by a marvel of maritime sea going history.
Lifeboat 52-02 is a Private Limited Company formed to preserve and promote a piece of British lifeboat and life-saving history, whilst educating the public. We are neither a charity nor part of the RNLI, but our volunteers are Lifeboat enthusiasts. The company will from time to time make charitable donations to the RNLI, itself a voluntary organisation through activities and open days.

Some of the many notable rescues

Point Law
July 14th 1975
4th January 1979
13th December 1981
Sena Sioria
29th August 1992
Radiant Med
24th January 1984
Matam II
11th October 1983
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St Katharine Docks, London E1W 1LA

0208 168 5202

London’s floating Lifeboat Education and Experience Centre

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