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

2.14pm 17 September 2020
12.43am 1 September 2020
7.26pm 13 August 2020
2.00pm 13 August 2020
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

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 7°C Max: 11°C
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While our lifeboat stations remain operational and are continuing to launch to those at peril at sea, they are not currently open to visitors. 

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

Early morning wake-up call for Girvan Lifeboat.
Article Rescue
Early morning wake-up call for Girvan Lifeboat.
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Girvan Lifeboat responds to persons in the water.
Girvan lifeboat launching
Article Sea safety
Girvan Lifeboat responds to persons in the water.
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Lifeboat launched to drifting vessel
13-23 Girvan's Shannon class all-weather lifeboat 'Elizabeth and Gertrude Allan '
Article Fishing Safety
Lifeboat launched to drifting vessel
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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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