Dunbar lifeboat station

Dunbar Lifeboat Station

Established in 1808, Dunbar Lifeboat Station is located on the south side of the mouth of the Firth Of Forth, approximately 30 miles east of Edinburgh. The crews have been honoured with 12 awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Dunbar Lifeboat Station

1.25pm 23 September 2022
12.33pm 18 September 2022
5.03am 10 September 2022
4.54am 10 September 2022
9.45pm 4 August 2022
4.10pm 24 July 2022
2.56pm 8 July 2022
2.47pm 8 July 2022
8.47am 7 July 2022
8.44am 7 July 2022
4.57pm 22 June 2022
2.16pm 20 June 2022
9.34pm 19 May 2022
5.13am 18 May 2022
8.08pm 29 April 2022
4.49am 27 April 2022
4.48am 27 April 2022
4.48am 27 April 2022
4.48am 27 April 2022
5.17pm 16 April 2022

Today's weather

9°C Cloudy
Min: 6°C Max: 9°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Dunbar Lifeboat Station
Victoria Harbour
Victoria Place
EH42 1HS

Station phone number

01368 863966


Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

To arrange a visit, please contact us via our Facebook page or our website.

Shop hours

Our Shop is now re-open in a safe and Covid-secure manner including hand sanitizer for all of our customers.

Opening times may vary so please call ahead to ensure the shop will be open.

Shop phone number

01368 862641

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News and media from Dunbar Lifeboat Station

Photo shows Alan Blair, of Dunbar RNLI, with his 20 year service medal.
Article People
Medal Marks 20 Years of Service for Alan
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In fading light, the ILB lifeboat approaches the 9m yacht that was aground on rocks and listing to its starboard side.
Article Lifeboats
Both Boats Tasked to Yacht Aground on Rocks
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Photo shows a stock image of Dunbar's inshore lifeboat (ILB) launching from the harbour.
Article Beach safety
Dunbar Lifeboat Launched to Paddle Boarder in Difficulty
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