Cowes Lifeboat Station

Launch Authorities

The Launch Authorities are the Operations Manager (LOM) and his four Deputies (DLAs); they decide whether it is safe for the boat to go out are in overall command from the shore during services. The Launch Authorities work on a rota of one week on, four weeks off!

To find out about a member of the Launch Authority Team, please click on ‘Meet the Team’ tab above.