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

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
2.57pm 10 September 2020
4.03pm 3 September 2020
6.12pm 28 August 2020
2.21am 27 August 2020
7.45pm 22 August 2020
5.23pm 19 August 2020

Today's weather

10°C Cloudy
Min: 5°C Max: 10°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Anstruther Lifeboat Station
Middle Pier
Anstruther
Fife
KY10 3AB

Station phone number

01333 310526

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Roger Grundy

Visitor contact phone number

01333 310526

Shop hours

April–October
Monday–Sunday
11am–5pm

October–December
Saturday–Sunday
11am–5pm

Shop phone number

01333 312503

News and media from Anstruther Lifeboat Station

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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Anstruther RNLI arrive on scene to rescue male with badly broken ankle
Article Sea safety
Anstruther RNLI scramble to evacuate male with fractured ankle
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