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

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
11.54pm 11 August 2020
11.49pm 11 August 2020
4.32pm 9 August 2020
12.35am 7 August 2020
4.32pm 31 July 2020
4.32pm 31 July 2020
3.36pm 12 July 2020
12.51pm 7 June 2020
10.17am 4 June 2020
5.41pm 1 June 2020
4.19pm 20 May 2020
4.14pm 20 May 2020

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 7°C Max: 14°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 Fishing Safety
Anstruther RNLI scramble to mayday call when fishing vessel is grounded on rocks
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Article Lifeboats
Anstruther RNLI launch to windsurfer attempting to cross the Firth of Forth
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Article Sea safety
Anstruther RNLI scramble to evacuate male with fractured ankle
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