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

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

16°C Rain
Min: 13°C
Max: 16°C
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Next tide

Sat 22 Jul
Low: 9:26am 0.1m
Low: 2:14pm 0.5m
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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

Mechanic Robert McMaster

Visitor contact phone number

01465 714454

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 dances the night away in joint RNLI and Cancer Research fundraiser
Pictured is JP Gourlay (centre) handing over the £300 to Girvan Lifeboat treasurer Billy Steel (right) and receiving a letter of thanks with lifeboat crew John Tait (left) who also assisted on the evening
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Girvan dances the night away in joint RNLI and Cancer Research fundraiser
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LIFEBOAT CREW ASSIST WITH COMMUNITY FIREWORKS DISPLAY
Pictured from local newspaper are some of our volunteer crew alongside other safety volunteers
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LIFEBOAT CREW ASSIST WITH COMMUNITY FIREWORKS DISPLAY
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Girvan Lifeboat Launched to powerless drifting vessel
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Girvan Lifeboat Launched to powerless drifting vessel
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RNLI fundraiser’s 9,500 mile walk brings him to Girvan RNLI Lifeboat Station
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RNLI fundraiser’s 9,500 mile walk brings him to Girvan RNLI Lifeboat Station
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