The B class Atlantic 75 lifeboat at Arran (Lamlash) covers the inshore waters around the coast of Arran. To ensure a coordinated rescue service the station cooperates and trains with the Arran Mountain Rescue Team and the auxiliary Coastguards.
This station is classed as a Discover station. Our crews from Discover stations are equally welcoming to visitors but many of these stations were built before visitors were considered. These stations normally open their boathouse doors during the summer months.
While on a training exercise the volunteer crew of Arran RNLI came across swimmers in trouble.
Arran RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew was called to rescue a father and his two young children after they had been blown off shore in an inflatable dinghy on Monday 22 July 2013.
Arran RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew helped a motor cruiser that had run out of fuel approximately two miles north east of Holy Isle on 7 July.
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Arran (Lamlash) Lifeboat StationLamlash PierLamlashIsle of ArranStrathclydeKA27 8JN
Station opening times
By appointment only
Parking, Disabled Access
Visitor contact telephone
01770 303607 or 07985 031266
Shop opening times
May Bank Holidays
Specific crew member details for this lifeboat station are not available here at the moment.
More than 4,800 lifeboat crew members around the UK and RoI drop everything when their pagers go off, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Only 1 in 10 crew members has a professional maritime occupation. Men and women of all ages and all walks of life crew the RNLI lifeboats around our coasts and waterways.
Lifeboat name: The Boys Brigade
Lifeboat class: B class
Funded by: The Boys Brigade
Read more about the B class
1970Lifeboat station established with a D class lifeboat.
1985Boathouse constructed to accommodate the D class inflatable lifeboat.
1986D class lifeboat withdrawn and replaced temporarily by C506 on 24 September.
1987C521 Prince of Arran was sent to station on 17 June as the permanent station lifeboat.
1997New boathouse for Atlantic 75 class lifeboat including housing for the lifeboat and launching vehicle and a crew training room completed in November.
2001The new station Atlantic 75 class lifeboat B770 The Boys Brigade was placed on service on 24 January 2001. Lifeboat B592 has been withdrawn.
2012Geoffrey Norris, LOM awarded the MBE for Voluntary Service to the RNLI in the New Years honours.
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