The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is a registered charity that saves lives at sea.


It’s crew is voluntary and available to save life at sea within the busy Solent, Southampton Water areas 24 hours a day 365 days a year.


Calshot has 2 lifeboats, an Atlantic 85 and a D-class inshore lifeboat.




Please go to our facebook site for details of lastest rescues and other news

Our Boats


We have two boats stationed here at Calshot RNLI, a D-Class and an Atlantic 85. For more details please check out the rest of the site.



Currently we have a team of 28. This consists of Shore Crew and Boat Crew.

If what we do interests you and you'd like to join our team please check out our "join the team page"

Latest Service Call


Our D-Class was launched to a vessel aground off of the River Hamble. The crew assisted the vessel in making preparations for re-floating safely on the next tide.

News and Events


Currently there are no upcoming events. Please check back soon for details of next year's open day and Great Waterside Raft Race


The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is a charity registered in England and Wales (209603) and Scotland (sc033736).Charity number CHY 2678 in the Republic of Ireland