Lochinver Lifeboat Station

Set amongst spectacular scenery, Lochinver Lifeboat Station has operated an all-weather lifeboat for nearly 40 years. The ‘Penza’ boathouse is one of eight boathouses funded from a legacy from Mrs Eugenie Boucher.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Lochinver Lifeboat Station

12.20pm 9 October 2020
4.18pm 19 September 2020
5.19pm 15 September 2020
5.34am 2 September 2020
3.20pm 17 August 2020
2.57pm 1 August 2020
5.48pm 22 July 2020
3.58am 18 July 2020
8.34pm 9 April 2020
1.18pm 26 March 2020
1.31pm 19 January 2020
12.00pm 10 August 2019
2.25pm 1 August 2019
2.14am 30 June 2019
2.00am 24 June 2019
10.06am 24 May 2019
12.32am 21 April 2019
1.26am 24 November 2018
1.12am 24 November 2018
12.56pm 16 November 2018

Today's weather

9°C Rain
Min: 6°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

Lochinver Harbour
IV27 4JY

Station phone number

01571 844513



Visiting times

Usually 9am–4pm Monday–Friday

Visitor contact

David MacAskill

Visitor contact phone number

01571 844513

News and media from Lochinver Lifeboat Station

Article Fundraising
Young people visit Lochinver RNLI during a fundraising trek
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Article Rescue
Bronze Medal presented to Lochinver coxswain for saving four lives
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Video Heritage
Bronze Medal presented to Lochinver Coxswain David MacAskill
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Article Lifeboats
Bravery of Lochinver lifeboat crew celebrated with RNLI awards
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Bring the crew home safe this Christmas

Volunteer lifeboat crews are busier than ever. The risks they face are greater. The costs to keep them safe are rising. But income is falling. Can they and their families count on your kindness this Christmas?