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

1.23pm 8 July 2018
5.50pm 6 July 2018
3.14pm 3 July 2018
5.07pm 12 June 2018
3.51pm 2 June 2018
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

Today's weather

18°C Rain
Min: 16°C
Max: 18°C
Get a 5-day forecast

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

£1M training fund helps Girvan lifesavers learn vital skills
The four lads from Girvan during their Sea Survival part of their training
Article Crew training
£1M training fund helps Girvan lifesavers learn vital skills
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Girvan lifeboat launches to grounded yacht
Girvan lifeboat assessing the situation
Article Rescue
Girvan lifeboat launches to grounded yacht
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First callout for Girvans new Shannon lifeboat
13-23 'Elizabeth and Gertrude Allan' bringing the casualty vessel into Girvan harbour
Article Rescue
First callout for Girvans new Shannon lifeboat
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Surprise visitor makes a return to Girvan
Brian with his replica of 12-37 Mersey class lifeboat Silvia Burrell
Article Heritage
Surprise visitor makes a return to Girvan
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