RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

RNLI Portree Lifeboat Station

Portree Lifeboat Station

Portree Lifeboat Station was established in 1991 and is situated along the eastern side of the Isle of Skye. The station operates a Trent class all-weather lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Portree Lifeboat Station

5.01pm 28 July 2021
4.41am 25 July 2021
4.30am 25 July 2021
7.16pm 22 July 2021
5.01pm 21 July 2021
12.55pm 14 July 2021
11.33pm 9 July 2021
10.43am 29 May 2021
7.41am 23 May 2021
9.35pm 19 May 2021
2.38pm 7 May 2021
10.52am 2 May 2021
8.40pm 13 April 2021
8.15am 5 April 2021
4.01pm 2 April 2021
5.37am 3 March 2021
2.25pm 20 February 2021
6.59pm 13 December 2020
3.47pm 30 November 2020
5.47pm 15 November 2020

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 12°C Max: 15°C
Get a 5-day forecast

Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Portree Lifeboat Station 
The Pier
Quay St
IV51 9DE

Station phone number

01478 613610



Visiting times

9am–5pm weekdays or by appointment
Don't Miss: Crew training – 7pm–9pm Monday

Visitor contact

John Nicolson

Visitor contact phone number

01478 613610

Connect with us



News and media from Portree Lifeboat Station

Portree All Weather Lifeboat and Boarding boat being tasked to assist Scottish Ambulance Service at the Scorrybreac Walk, Portree.
Article Lifeboats
Portree Lifeboats launched to a multi-agency medical incident.
Read more
two lifeboat crew approach a stricken yacht on it's port side.
Article Lifeboats
Portree Lifeboat attends a stricken yacht in Loch Dunvegan
Read more
Article Lifeboats
Portree RNLI volunteers launch twice, aiding four people in a busy week
Read more

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?