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

4.40am 13 March 2021
1.23pm 12 February 2021
4.06am 3 February 2021
8.59pm 14 January 2021
9.16pm 22 November 2020
6.51pm 27 October 2020
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

Today's weather

11°C Cloudy
Min: 5°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
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

Girvan Lifeboat leaving the Harbour
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Lifeboat called to rescue paddleboarder in distress
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Valaris ds4 at anchor in the middle of the channel
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40-hour relay for Girvan and Troon RNLI after Mayday call to 228m drillship
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Largs Troon and Girvan lifeboats tasked to assist drifting drill ship
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Shannon class all-weather lifeboat Elizabeth and Gertrude Allan launching in darkness to vessel aground
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1st callout of the New Year for Girvan Lifeboat
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