RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

Anstruther Lifeboat station

Anstruther Lifeboat Station

Operating for over 160 years, Anstruther Lifeboat Station now has both an all-weather lifeboat and an inshore lifeboat launching off the east coast of Fife. The crews have been awarded five Medals for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Anstruther Lifeboat Station

7.24pm 17 July 2021
2.45pm 10 July 2021
2.40pm 27 June 2021
9.48pm 2 May 2021
12.45pm 24 April 2021
11.15am 23 April 2021
10.30am 30 March 2021
6.16am 1 March 2021
4.25pm 31 January 2021
4.50pm 30 January 2021
2.23pm 22 January 2021
3.33pm 30 December 2020
3.33pm 30 December 2020
6.06am 10 December 2020
5.40pm 28 November 2020
5.40pm 28 November 2020
6.25am 15 November 2020
6.25am 15 November 2020
11.54am 11 October 2020
2.57pm 10 September 2020

Today's weather

17°C Cloudy
Min: 12°C Max: 17°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Anstruther Lifeboat Station
Middle Pier
KY10 3AB

Station phone number

01333 310526

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Roger Grundy

Visitor contact phone number

01333 310526

Shop hours



Shop phone number

01333 312503

News and media from Anstruther Lifeboat Station

Volunteers in Anstruther prepare to recover the lifeboat from the third call in two days
Article Rescue
Three rescues over the weekend make it a busy time for Anstruther RNLI
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Article Lifeboats
Anstruther RNLI evacuate boy stranded on a rock
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Both RNLI lifeboats from Anstruther scramble to aid a fisherman on rocks near Pittenweem.
Article Fishing Safety
Anstruther RNLI scramble to mayday call when fishing vessel is grounded on rocks
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Anstruther RNLI launch to windsurfer attempting to cross the Firth of Forth.
Article Lifeboats
Anstruther RNLI launch to windsurfer attempting to cross the Firth of Forth
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