Mallaig Lifeboat Station

Mallaig Lifeboat Station

Located in a working port on the west coast of Scotland, Mallaig Lifeboat Station has operated an all-weather lifeboat for nearly 60 years. The crews have been presented with five awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Mallaig Lifeboat Station

7.45pm 19 September 2020
6.41pm 27 August 2020
7.23pm 21 July 2020
2.49pm 20 July 2020
8.41am 5 July 2020
4.59pm 2 July 2020
1.04am 28 June 2020
8.51am 25 June 2020
10.24am 18 June 2020
10.18am 18 June 2020
4.00pm 5 June 2020
4.04am 30 April 2020
3.52am 7 March 2020
7.16pm 1 March 2020
1.15am 27 January 2020
1.10am 27 January 2020
6.42pm 8 December 2019
6.28pm 17 November 2019
9.19pm 10 November 2019
2.25pm 31 October 2019

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 9°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

Mallaig Lifeboat Station
Mallaig Harbour
Mallaig
Inverness-shire
PH41 4QD

Station phone number

01687 462579

Accessibility

Parking

Visiting times

9am - 5pm daily

Visitor contact

Mr Alexander (Mo) Mathieson

Visitor contact phone number

07802 155231

Shop hours

Easter–Christmas
Monday–Saturday
12pm–2pm

Shop phone number

01687 462573

News and media from Mallaig Lifeboat Station

Multi-Agency search launched off Skye after emergency beacon activates
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Multi-Agency search launched off Skye after emergency beacon activates
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Kyle of Lochalsh & Mallaig RNLI called to assist stricken ferry aground off Skye
Skye Ferry aground on the pier with Mallaig lifeboat behind & a Coastguard vehicle in front
Article Rescue
Kyle of Lochalsh & Mallaig RNLI called to assist stricken ferry aground off Skye
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Kyle of Lochalsh and Mallaig Lifeboats assist cargo vessel in Kylerhea Narrows
Mallaig & Kyle lifeboats holding vessel in position until tug arrives
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Kyle of Lochalsh and Mallaig Lifeboats assist cargo vessel in Kylerhea Narrows
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