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.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Girvan Lifeboat Station

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

8°C Rain
Min: 4°C
Max: 8°C
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Next tide

Sun 19 Nov
Low: 9:29am 0.3m
High: 2:54pm 0.9m
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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

Girvan set to welcome new £2.1million Lifeboat
Girvan's new Shannon class lifeboat 13-23 'RNLB ELIZABETH AND GERTRUDE ALLAN’ fresh out of the all-weather lifeboat centre ready for launching.
Article Legacies
Girvan set to welcome new £2.1million Lifeboat
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Local charity gives back to community with RNLI donation
left to right - Callum Govus(Full Time Mechanic), Jean Houston(Quarriers Manager), Elizabeth McGhie(Quarriers Service user), Elaine Kiltie(Quarriers team leader)
Article Fundraising
Local charity gives back to community with RNLI donation
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999 night time callout for Girvan Lifeboat
Lifeboat Spotlights on yacht 'Misjef'
Article Rescues
999 night time callout for Girvan Lifeboat
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Troon lifeboats launch after concern for overdue sailing dinghies
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Article Rescues
Troon lifeboats launch after concern for overdue sailing dinghies
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