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

9.44pm 14 April 2021
1.28pm 3 April 2021
10.37pm 31 March 2021
5.43pm 22 March 2021
1.59pm 5 February 2021
11.17am 4 December 2020
4.38am 18 November 2020
9.21am 11 November 2020
10.49am 27 October 2020
11.16am 26 October 2020
6.26pm 17 October 2020
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

Today's weather

9°C Cloudy
Min: 3°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

Mallaig Lifeboat Station
Mallaig Harbour
PH41 4QD

Station phone number

01687 462579



Visiting times

9am - 5pm daily

Visitor contact

Mr Alexander (Mo) Mathieson

Visitor contact phone number

07802 155231

Shop hours


Shop phone number

01687 462573

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