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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

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
7.44pm 8 December 2020
9.13pm 30 September 2020
12.58am 10 September 2020
8.59pm 6 September 2020
1.37am 15 August 2020
2.57pm 9 August 2020
12.16pm 5 August 2020
3.42pm 22 July 2020
6.17pm 16 July 2020

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 10°C Max: 14°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Buckie Lifeboat Station
Commercial Road
Buckie
AB56 1TX

Station phone number

01542 831289

Accessibility

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

Anne Scott, pictured in the crewroom at Buckie LIfeboat Station
Article People
North of Scotland RNLI stalwart Anne Scott retires
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The 16-metre motor cruiser was taken in tow of the mouth of the River Spey
Article Rescue
BUCKIE LIFEBOAT TOWS LARGE MOTOR CRUISER TO SAFETY
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“Launch the Y-boat!” The RNLI Buckie’s Severn class ‘William Blannin’ uses her on-board crane to launch her Y-boat inflatable daughter craft: the proximity to the shore is evident from our photo.
Article Rescue
Buckie Lifeboat aids kayaker ‘chilled to the core’
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Jake Murray (left) led the crew which brought Buckie’s current Severn class lifeboat, RNLB William Blannin, to her new home in the town
Article People
Obituary: Buckie Lifeboat crew pay tribute to their late coxswain, Jake Murray
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