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

10.41am 2 August 2020
1.08pm 31 July 2020
5.10pm 20 June 2020
2.24pm 18 June 2020
6.52pm 5 May 2020
4.41pm 4 March 2020
2.31am 27 December 2019
10.24am 29 September 2019
11.37am 21 September 2019
4.38pm 10 September 2019
1.21pm 9 September 2019
1.15pm 9 September 2019
11.39am 2 July 2019
12.30pm 22 June 2019
12.20pm 24 March 2019
12.14pm 24 March 2019
10.48am 18 October 2018
7.02pm 8 October 2018
2.53pm 1 October 2018
2.03am 12 September 2018

Today's weather

22°C Rain
Min: 13°C Max: 22°C
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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

News and media from Girvan Lifeboat Station

Double Sunday morning callout for Girvan Lifeboat
Girvan's Shannon Class all-Weather Lifeboat launching on Sunday 2nd August
Article Sea safety
Double Sunday morning callout for Girvan Lifeboat
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Lifeboat called to inflatable blown offshore
Girvan Lifeboat launching on service.
Article Beach safety
Lifeboat called to inflatable blown offshore
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Lifeboats launched to reports of persons in the water
Article Rescue
Lifeboats launched to reports of persons in the water
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Girvan Lifeboat launches to child blown out to sea.
Girvan's Shannon class all-weather lifeboat
Article Rescue
Girvan Lifeboat launches to child blown out to sea.
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