Girvan Lifeboat Station

Girvan Lifeboat Station

Girvan has had a lifeboat launching off the south west coast of Scotland for 140 years, providing search and rescue cover for both commercial and leisure mariners. Today’s station operates an all weather Mersey class lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Girvan Lifeboat Station

1.39pm 22 April 2018
1.33pm 22 April 2018
10.11pm 9 April 2018
12.09pm 18 February 2018
3.45pm 12 September 2017
8.57pm 20 August 2017
9.42pm 5 August 2017
1.30am 23 July 2017
4.32pm 3 July 2017
11.26am 15 October 2016
1.51pm 25 September 2016
9.32pm 6 September 2016
12.30pm 30 August 2016
12.24pm 30 August 2016
9.06am 23 August 2016
6.48pm 6 August 2016
6.41pm 6 August 2016
10.10pm 2 August 2016
8.00am 4 July 2016
9.34am 3 July 2016

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 10°C
Max: 12°C
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Next tide

Sun 20 May
Low: 11.29am 0.0m
Low: 1.31pm 0.0m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Girvan Lifeboat Station
Knockcushan Street
Girvan
Strathclyde
KA26 9AG

Station phone number

01465 714454

Visiting times

9am–5pm weekdays

Groups by appointment

Don't Miss Crew training Monday 7pm–9pm

Visitor contact

Coxswain/Mechanic Callum Govus

Visitor contact phone number

07492 310031

Shop hours

April–May
Saturday–Sunday
1pm–5pm

June–September
Monday and Wednesday
2pm–4pm

Friday–Sunday
1pm–5pm

October–December
Saturday–Sunday
1pm–5pm

Shop phone number

01465 715285

News and media from Girvan Lifeboat Station

Surprise visitor makes a return to Girvan
Brian with his replica of 12-37 Mersey class lifeboat Silvia Burrell
Article Heritage and history
Surprise visitor makes a return to Girvan
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SUN SHINES ON GIRVAN LIFEBOAT’S NAMING AND DEDICATION CEREMONY
Coxwain/Mechanic Callum Govus christens new lifeboat as Alan Reid names her from podium with the now traditional Quaic of Whisky
Article Events
SUN SHINES ON GIRVAN LIFEBOAT’S NAMING AND DEDICATION CEREMONY
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Girvan Lifeboat launches to multiple sightings of distress flares.
Article Rescues
Girvan Lifeboat launches to multiple sightings of distress flares.
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Youngest RNLI Shannon Coxswain-Mechanic takes charge of Girvan's Shannon
Girvan's new Shannon class lifeboat and her crew depart Poole
Article Lifeboats
Youngest RNLI Shannon Coxswain-Mechanic takes charge of Girvan's Shannon
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