Macduff Lifeboat Station

Macduff Lifeboat Station

Located in a major fishing port, Macduff Lifeboat Station operates an inshore B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat. The launch system for this is unique as it is launched from a mobile crane.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Macduff Lifeboat Station

5.30am 6 June 2021
2.09pm 23 May 2021
12.38pm 20 January 2021
2.13pm 19 December 2020
10.12pm 30 September 2020
1.24am 19 July 2020
8.44pm 6 July 2020
3.51pm 26 June 2020
2.24am 1 January 2020
2.22am 1 January 2020
4.38pm 18 December 2019
9.22pm 21 November 2019
9.10pm 15 November 2019
1.29pm 15 November 2019
8.32pm 14 November 2019
11.14pm 15 September 2019
1.51pm 21 August 2019
12.36pm 17 August 2019
3.56pm 16 August 2019
7.25pm 8 August 2019

Today's weather

18°C Rain
Min: 11°C Max: 18°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

Macduff Lifeboat Station
AB44 1RD

Station phone number

01261 833491



Visiting times

By appointment only

Shop phone number

01261 832813

News and media from Macduff Lifeboat Station

Article Lifeboats
Macduff Lifeboat launches to grounded boat
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Prosperity UL 250 being towed in to Macduff Harbour by Buckie lifeboat with Macduff lifeboat astern
Article Crew training
Macduff lifeboat assists stricken fishing vessel
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picture from the back of the lifeboat looking forwards, two crew members look towards cliff face where a thirds RNLI crew member is with police, ambulance and the casualty
Article Sea safety
Lifeboat launches to assist man after cliff fall
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A picture of five of the Macduff Crew standing in a line with their Long Service Medals and certificates
Article People
Long service awards and retirements at Macduff Lifeboat Station
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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?