Bangor lifeboat station

Bangor Lifeboat Station

Situated on the shores of Belfast Lough, on the north-east coast of Northern Ireland, Bangor Lifeboat Station has provided search and rescue cover for the area for over 40 years. The station operates a B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Bangor Lifeboat Station

3.23pm 11 August 2017
7.51am 8 August 2017
1.27pm 4 August 2017
4.54pm 3 August 2017
12.04pm 1 August 2017
6.32am 31 July 2017
11.32am 27 July 2017
10.45pm 23 July 2017
11.13pm 22 July 2017
11.36pm 18 July 2017
9.21pm 18 July 2017
9.28pm 15 July 2017
9.14pm 15 July 2017
4.47pm 12 July 2017
7.31pm 10 June 2017
6.13am 10 June 2017
2.57pm 4 June 2017
4.32pm 28 May 2017
6.40pm 26 May 2017
5.26pm 24 April 2017

Today's weather

20°C Cloudy
Min: 12°C
Max: 20°C
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Next tide

Thu 17 Aug
Low: 1:49pm 0.9m
High: 7:56pm 3.1m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Bangor Lifeboat Station
Sea Cliff Road
Co Down
BT20 5EY

Station phone number

02891 459376

Accessibility

Parking, Disabled Access

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Kevin Byers

Visitor contact phone number

07886 299416

News and media from Bangor Lifeboat Station

RNLI crews from Ireland to feature in 12-part TV documentary series
Article RNLI People
RNLI crews from Ireland to feature in 12-part TV documentary series
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Donaghadee and Bangor RNLI escort 10 dinghy sailors caught in offshore wind
Article Lifeboats
Donaghadee and Bangor RNLI escort 10 dinghy sailors caught in offshore wind
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Bangor RNLI rescue five dinghy sailors being swept out to sea
During an afternoon dinghy sailing session, five young female dinghy sailors and two instructors were caught out by tide swell and gust and were being carried out to sea by the Briggs buoy. All of those being rescued were wearing appropriate clothing and buoyancy aids and were in no immediate danger. A safety RIB from Ballyholme Yacht Club was in attendance and was of great assistance during the rescue. All children were transferred to Bangor Lifeboat and returned safely to shore, with one of the dinghies on tow.
Video Lifeboats
Bangor RNLI rescue five dinghy sailors being swept out to sea
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Belfast pub will promote water safety as major chain adopts RNLI campaign
RNLI and Nicholson's pub chain work together for drowning prevention
Article Beach safety
Belfast pub will promote water safety as major chain adopts RNLI campaign
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