RNLI Leverburgh Lifeboat mooring

Leverburgh Lifeboat Station

Leverburgh Lifeboat Station was established in 2012, following the growth of offshore fish farming, renewable energy products and leisure boating in the local area. It houses a Mersey class lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Leverburgh Lifeboat Station

12.28pm 20 January 2018
12.26pm 20 January 2018
5.43pm 14 December 2017
12.28pm 27 November 2017
12.24pm 27 November 2017
9.05pm 5 November 2017
1.30pm 27 October 2017
4.25pm 2 September 2017
7.06am 23 August 2017
7.26pm 14 June 2017
11.24am 14 June 2017
11.05am 6 June 2017
7.40am 21 February 2017
3.36am 7 December 2016
1.18am 17 October 2016
7.58am 22 September 2016
10.32am 23 August 2016
7.21am 9 July 2016
1.24pm 27 June 2016
10.16am 19 June 2016

Today's weather

6°C Rain
Min: 1°C
Max: 6°C
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Next tide

Wed 21 Mar
Low: 2.50am 0.3m
High: 8.34am 1.4m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Leverburgh Lifeboat Station
Pier Rd
Isle of Harris

Station phone number

01859 520424


Parking, Disabled Parking

Visiting times

Please contact the station to arrange a visit.

Shop phone number

01859 520316

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News and media from Leverburgh Lifeboat Station

Stornoway Lifeboat standing by small cargo vessel
14/12/2017 Stornoway and Leverburgh lifeboats along with Rescue 948 based at Stornoway were tasked to a small cargo vessel that had suffered machinery failure and was dragging its anchors toward Gasker Island off the west coast of Harris. Weather conditions were NW 10-11 with heavy sleet showers.  Leverburgh lifeboat was released from the scene at 0530 after the anchor had gripped and the situation had stabilised. Stornoway Lifeboat stood by until the arrival of an ETV from Kirkwall at 0900 15/12/2017. Stornoway lifeboat was released at 1005 and was alongside and refuelled and ready for service at 1505, 21 hours after launching.
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Stornoway Lifeboat standing by small cargo vessel
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Yacht which was rescued by the Lifeboat safely alongside at Kallin Harbour, North Uist
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Leverburgh Lifeboat towing 16m fishfarm vessel
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Leverburgh RNLI responds to 2 shouts hours apart
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