RNLI Aith Lifeboat Station

Aith Lifeboat Station

Operating for over 80 years, Aith is the most northerly lifeboat station providing protection off Shetland’s sometimes wild Atlantic coast. The crews have been presented with 10 awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Aith Lifeboat Station

11.00pm 9 May 2018
10.14am 1 May 2018
5.41pm 29 March 2018
5.17am 24 February 2018
5.13am 24 February 2018
6.56pm 11 February 2018
2.29pm 29 January 2018
8.26pm 26 September 2017
7.14pm 10 September 2017
7.13pm 10 September 2017
9.46am 29 July 2017
7.45pm 21 July 2017
10.34am 15 June 2017
8.20pm 14 March 2017
6.59pm 9 March 2017
2.42pm 7 December 2016
2.41pm 27 September 2016
11.25am 11 September 2016
8.34pm 23 August 2016
6.16pm 6 August 2016

Today's weather

10°C Rain
Min: 3°C
Max: 10°C
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Next tide

Mon 21 May
High: 1.21pm 0.5m
Low: 8.05pm 0.2m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Aith Lifeboat Station
Aith
Bixter
Shetland
ZE2 9NB

Station telephone number

01595 810276

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking.

Visiting times

9am-5pm

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News and media from Aith Lifeboat Station

RNLI Aith given £5000 cheque!
Captain Marius Joensen presenting cheque to John Robertson, looking on are crew members Allan Willmore, Chris Smith, David Nicolson, Luke Bullough.
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Aith lifeboat's new coxswain, Adam James takes the lifeboat on exercise
The new coxswain at Aith Lifeboat Station - Adam James - takes the Aith lifeboat RNLb Charles Lidbury out on exercise.
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Aith lifeboat's new coxswain, Adam James takes the lifeboat on exercise
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RNLI Aith gets new coxswain!
Adam James.
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RNLI Charles Lidbury called out to go to the aid of fish carrier
Migdale under tow in rough seas
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RNLI Charles Lidbury called out to go to the aid of fish carrier
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