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

RNLI Broughty Ferry Lifeboat Station

Broughty Ferry Lifeboat Station

Established in 1830, Broughty Ferry was the first inshore lifeboat station in Scotland. During the station’s remarkable history of lifesaving, the crews have been awarded seven medals for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Broughty Ferry Lifeboat Station

4.22pm 21 July 2021
3.22am 21 July 2021
3.22am 21 July 2021
1.13pm 17 July 2021
6.41pm 16 July 2021
6.34pm 16 July 2021
4.32pm 15 July 2021
10.56am 15 July 2021
6.32pm 14 July 2021
9.42am 14 July 2021
5.02pm 13 July 2021
2.18am 6 July 2021
1.32am 6 July 2021
1.32am 6 July 2021
1.43pm 5 July 2021
2.54am 30 June 2021
2.54am 30 June 2021
12.44am 30 June 2021
12.33am 29 June 2021
9.49am 27 June 2021

Today's weather

20°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 20°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Broughty Ferry Lifeboat Station
Fisher Sreet
Broughty Ferry

Station phone number

01382 779956


Disabled access

Visiting times

By appointment only

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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?