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

1.53pm 22 September 2020
5.19pm 19 September 2020
4.04pm 16 September 2020
11.12am 14 September 2020
6.46pm 6 September 2020
2.58pm 31 August 2020
6.06pm 25 August 2020
8.45pm 15 August 2020
3.05pm 13 August 2020
8.48pm 12 August 2020
2.49pm 10 August 2020
11.40pm 29 July 2020
3.12pm 26 July 2020
4.41pm 22 July 2020
12.13am 19 July 2020
3.14pm 18 July 2020
2.28pm 12 July 2020
2.16pm 11 July 2020
12.16am 11 July 2020
1.11pm 6 July 2020

Today's weather

13°C Cloudy
Min: 3°C Max: 13°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

Helensburgh Lifeboat Station
Rhu Marina
Rhu
Helensburgh
G84 8LH

Station phone number

01436 820438

Accessibility

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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