Islay Lifeboat station

Islay Lifeboat Station

Islay Lifeboat Station’s Severn class is operated from a new station located on the main pier, which was completed in 2013. The crew have been awarded four medals for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Islay Lifeboat Station

5.49pm 23 September 2020
10.37am 29 August 2020
5.42pm 27 August 2020
6.06pm 6 August 2020
6.00pm 6 August 2020
9.49am 3 August 2020
2.30am 28 July 2020
9.35am 26 January 2020
6.51pm 24 January 2020
5.20pm 11 December 2019
5.20pm 11 December 2019
5.13pm 11 December 2019
5.13pm 11 December 2019
5.01pm 11 December 2019
9.48pm 10 December 2019
4.21pm 7 December 2019
8.19pm 12 November 2019
5.43pm 21 October 2019
10.01pm 14 September 2019
3.10pm 8 September 2019

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 11°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

Islay Lifeboat Station
Port Askaig
Isle of Islay
PA46 7RB

Station phone number

01496 840608

Accessibility

Disabled parking

Shop phone number

01496 840640

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