Kinghorn Lifeboat Station

Kinghorn Lifeboat Station

Kinghorn Lifeboat Station is located within the beautiful harbour of Kinghorn beach, where it houses a B class Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat. The lifeboat covers the south Fife coastline, as well as parts of Edinburgh.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Kinghorn Lifeboat Station

10.05pm 19 February 2021
5.58pm 1 February 2021
2.41pm 31 January 2021
10.45pm 14 January 2021
4.04pm 1 January 2021
4.04pm 1 January 2021
4.28pm 29 December 2020
4.29pm 28 December 2020
8.07pm 23 December 2020
1.29pm 15 December 2020
5.45am 10 December 2020
5.44am 10 December 2020
5.40am 10 December 2020
1.23pm 7 December 2020
4.57pm 27 November 2020
9.25pm 19 November 2020
7.02pm 4 November 2020
2.17pm 4 November 2020
2.09pm 4 November 2020
12.18pm 25 October 2020

Today's weather

9°C Rain
Min: 4°C Max: 9°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

Kinghorn Lifeboat Station
30 St James Place

Station phone number

01592 890663

Visiting times

Visits can be arranged

News and media from Kinghorn Lifeboat Station

Donnie Maclean with his charity calendar which sold 60 copies with profits going the RNLI
Article Fundraising
Calendar Sells in No Time for RNLI Crewmember
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The fridge located off Craigielaw Point by Kinghorn RNLI 29/12/20
Article Rescue
Cold Search for Fridge by Kinghorn RNLI
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Kinghorn Lifeboat launching 28/12/20 for medivac
Article Lifeboats
Sick Sailor Evacuated by Kinghorn RNLI
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Kinghorn RNLI was requested to assist a paddle boarder approx. half a mile off Portobello. On arrival, a kayaker who had paddled out to offer assistance was also found to be in difficulty with a medical issue.
Video Lifeboats
Kinghorn RNLI rescues two off Portobello Beach
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Bring hope, even on the darkest days

Coronavirus has delayed crucial crew training and lifeboat maintenance. A kind donation from you could help keep our crews safe and ready to rescue. Will you give us hope this spring?