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

RNLI Helensburgh Lifeboat Station

Helensburgh Lifeboat Station

Established in 1965, Helensburgh Lifeboat Station is located in Rhu Marina and provides a search and rescue service to the busy Clyde. The station operates a B class inshore lifeboat.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Helensburgh Lifeboat Station

10.47pm 30 December 2021
11.15pm 18 December 2021
2.12am 18 December 2021
9.24pm 17 December 2021
3.29pm 7 December 2021
9.48am 19 November 2021
11.41am 17 November 2021
10.30pm 11 November 2021
2.01pm 1 November 2021
10.46am 23 October 2021
10.25pm 26 September 2021
7.20am 22 September 2021
6.17pm 18 September 2021
3.51pm 15 September 2021
2.39pm 8 September 2021
7.58pm 2 September 2021
8.58pm 24 August 2021
2.25pm 10 August 2021
8.46am 8 August 2021
9.46pm 4 August 2021

Today's weather

8°C Rain
Min: 2°C Max: 8°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Helensburgh Lifeboat Station
Rhu Marina
G84 8LH

Station phone number

01436 820438


Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

Visits can be arranged by appointment or during crew exercises normally held on Sunday mornings between 10am and 12.30pm.

Visitor Contact

Howard Morrison

Visitor contact phone number

07795 183660

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