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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

1.44pm 2 April 2022
3.08pm 10 February 2022
3.08pm 10 February 2022
3.04pm 10 February 2022
2.23am 1 February 2022
2.11am 1 February 2022
3.18pm 27 December 2021
3.15pm 27 December 2021
3.14pm 27 December 2021
11.37am 20 October 2021
4.21pm 26 September 2021
4.04pm 18 September 2021
3.53pm 18 September 2021
3.50pm 12 September 2021
3.50pm 12 September 2021
10.25pm 11 September 2021
8.01pm 23 August 2021
5.21pm 23 August 2021
12.36pm 17 August 2021
12.36pm 17 August 2021

Today's weather

16°C Rain
Min: 9°C Max: 16°C
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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

The Mersey class lifeboat in Anstruther has launched to those in need 492 times, rescuing 552 people and has saved 39 lives.
Article Fundraising
Three decades of lifesaving: 30 years of the Mersey class lifeboat in Anstruther
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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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