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

12.11am 27 August 2021
1.13pm 26 August 2021
10.18pm 19 August 2021
7.17pm 14 August 2021
5.26pm 6 August 2021
10.30am 4 August 2021
10.24am 4 August 2021
10.19am 4 August 2021
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

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 9°C Max: 12°C
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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

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News and media from Portree Lifeboat Station

Article Rescue
Kyle RNLI respond to a Mayday call from a yacht aground taking on water
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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.
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two lifeboat crew approach a stricken yacht on it's port side.
Article Lifeboats
Portree Lifeboat attends a stricken yacht in Loch Dunvegan
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