Buckie Lifeboat Station

Buckie Lifeboat Station

Lifeboats have been launching into the waters of the Moray Firth from Buckie for over 145 years and the crews have been honoured with awards for gallantry. Today the station operates the largest lifeboat, the Severn class.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Buckie Lifeboat Station

3.47pm 20 December 2022
12.07pm 15 September 2022
5.27pm 11 September 2022
8.03pm 3 September 2022
7.44pm 13 August 2022
3.28pm 7 August 2022
1.36pm 10 July 2022
11.30am 29 June 2022
3.12pm 12 June 2022
10.11pm 18 April 2022
12.16pm 19 February 2022
12.15pm 19 February 2022
2.55pm 22 September 2021
2.36pm 15 September 2021
7.34pm 21 July 2021
5.13pm 19 July 2021
5.30pm 13 June 2021
1.15pm 13 June 2021
1.16pm 12 May 2021
2.59am 2 February 2021

Today's weather

7°C Rain
Min: 3°C Max: 7°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Buckie Lifeboat Station
Commercial Road
AB56 1TX

Station phone number

01542 831289


Parking available

Visiting times

10am–4pm weekdays.
Weekends by appointment
Don't miss crew training 10am Sunday

Visitor contact

Gordon Lawtie

Visitor contact phone number

01542 831289

News and media from Buckie Lifeboat Station

A vessel-mounted Electronic Position-Indicating Radio Beacon like the example illustrated is designed, should the vessel sink, to automatically detach itself, float, and begin transmitting the vessels identity and position on radio distress frequencies. It can then be homed in on by lifeboats and other search and rescue assets.
Article Sea safety
Buckie Lifeboat, this is no longer a drill!
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Article People
RNLI award for the lady who launches at Buckie RNLI
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Having been towed to the harbour mouth, the cruiser was able to restart her engine for long enough to manoeuvre alongside
Article Rescue
Buckie Lifeboat aids motor cruiser with engine trouble
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