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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 Shannon class lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Girvan Lifeboat Station

2.51pm 14 May 2022
2.50pm 14 May 2022
10.11am 24 January 2022
4.11pm 5 December 2021
12.04am 5 December 2021
9.47am 28 October 2021
11.46am 13 September 2021
11.51pm 25 August 2021
8.11pm 24 August 2021
2.52pm 31 July 2021
6.48pm 18 July 2021
5.50pm 7 July 2021
11.04am 7 July 2021
9.27pm 30 June 2021
2.15pm 13 June 2021
2.10pm 13 June 2021
2.10pm 13 June 2021
11.15am 3 May 2021
4.40am 13 March 2021
1.23pm 12 February 2021

Today's weather

14°C Rain
Min: 8°C Max: 14°C
Get a 5-day forecast

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Girvan Lifeboat Station
Knockcushan Street
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

Lifeboat leaving Girvan Harbour
Article Rescue
Girvan Lifeboat launched to Mayday Call
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Ambulance and Coastguard in attendance
Article Rescue
Lifeboat crew pluck man from raging river Girvan
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En-route to fishing vessel
Article Rescue
Girvan lifeboat launches to fishing vessel with mechanical difficulty.
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Article Rescue
Girvan Lifeboat called to blazing vessel
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