Telephone for general enquiries 0300 111 1202
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Postal Address: 17 Dean Street, Liskeard,
Cornwall, PL14 4AB

Charlestown - QAVS

Welcome to NCI Charlestown Lookout station.

NCI Charlestown is a recipient of the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service.

Access : 

The station is on Landrion Point, which is accessed by taking the South West Coast Path from Sea Road, Carlyon Bay, opposite The Porth Avallen Hotel

Visitor Policy: 
Visitors are always welcome to visit the facility subject to operational factors. Children under 16 should be accompanied by an adult.
Summer Opening
Open from: 
08:00
Open until: 
20:00
Days: 
Every Day
Notes: 
Summer hours commence at the start of BST
Winter Opening
Open from: 
08:00
Open until: 
16:00
Days: 
Every Day
Notes: 
Winter hours commence at the end of BST.
Location
Latitude: 
50° 19.93' N
Longitude: 
4°44.79' W
OS Reference: 
SX 046 516
Station Post Code: 
PL25 3SG
Station Elevation: 
197'/60 metres
Visual features of station: 
The lookout is a white tower previously a coastguard lookout. It is a two story building with a flagstaff. An NCI Flag and a Union Flag are flown when the station is open.
Operational Capability
This station has Declared Facility Status
This station reports to CGOC Falmouth
For current weather and sea conditions ring or call the station on Channel 65.
Defibrillator Available: 
No
Station Telephone: 
01726 817068
Visual Watch: 
Yes
Radar Watch: 
Yes
NAVTEX: 
No
AIS Watch: 
Yes
CCTV Watch: 
Undercliff watch
DSC Watch: 
Yes
Radio: Listening watch on channels: 
10
16
67
Radio: Channels in use (call direct not via ch 16): 
65
Radio: Channel 00: 
Listening watch and ready to transmit as authorised by Coastguard
Station Call Sign: 
Charlestown NCI
Visual Horizon: 
20 nm
Radar Horizon: 
24 nm
Station Address
Primary Contact: 
Nick Jeffries
Primary Contact role: 
Station Manager
Primary Contact Telephone: 
01208 873585
Landrion Point
Sea Road
Carlyon Bay
St. Austell
Cornwall
PL25 3SG

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