RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

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

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
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

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 12°C Max: 15°C
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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

News and media from Girvan Lifeboat Station

Article People
Final service page for Girvan Lifeboat Chairman
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Casualty speedboat under tow back to Girvan
Article Rescue
Lifeboat launched to speedboat in difficulty
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Article Rescue
Girvan Lifeboat launches to grounded yacht
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Girvan Lifeboat sitting off Ballantrae while Rescue 199 starts to decend
Article Rescue
Girvan Lifeboat launched to capsized vessel
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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?