Red Bay Lifeboat Station

Red bay Lifeboat Station

One of nine lifeboat stations in Northern Ireland and providing search and rescue rescue cover for part of the Antrim coast, Red Bay has been operating an inshore lifeboat for over 30 years. The station has a B class Atlantic 85 lifeboat.

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Red bay Lifeboat Station

4.54pm 28 December 2017
4.49pm 28 December 2017
10.14pm 2 September 2017
10.01pm 2 September 2017
7.57am 28 August 2017
1.50pm 11 August 2017
8.45pm 2 August 2017
9.47am 28 July 2017
10.07pm 22 July 2017
1.54pm 12 July 2017
1.53pm 12 July 2017
10.35am 12 July 2017
1.18pm 5 July 2017
3.37pm 17 June 2017
2.31am 10 June 2017
2.27am 10 June 2017
9.48am 6 June 2017
4.13pm 3 June 2017
4.12pm 3 June 2017
8.21am 6 May 2017

Today's weather

4°C Snow
Min: -1°C
Max: 4°C
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Next tide

Tue 16 Jan
High: 1:53pm 0.3m
Low: 9:09pm 0.1m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Red Bay Lifeboat Station
Coast Road
Cushendall
Ballymena
Northern Ireland
BT44 0QW

Station phone number

028 2177 1483

Accessibility

Parking, disabled parking, disabled access

Visiting times

By appointment only

Visitor contact

Andrew McAllister

Visitor contact phone number

078 0258 7770

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News and media from Red bay Lifeboat Station

Red Bay RNLI called out to walkers on Fair Head in freezing temperatures
Red Bay RNLI assist with rescue of two walkers on Fair Head
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Red Bay RNLI called out to walkers on Fair Head in freezing temperatures
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Red Bay RNLI called out to walkers on Fair Head in freezing temperatures
Volunteer lifeboat crew with Red Bay RNLI were called out to reports that two walkers were stranded on the Boulder Field at Fair Head, Antrim, in freezing temperatures.  Red Bay RNLI located the missing walkers and illuminated the scene before the coastguard helicopter which had flown in from Scotland was able to winch them to safety.
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Red Bay RNLI called out to walkers on Fair Head in freezing temperatures
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Red Bay RNLI assist in search for two missing climbers on Fair Head
Red Bay RNLI ALB crew search for missing walkers
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Red Bay RNLI assist in search for two missing climbers on Fair Head
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Red Bay RNLI assist in search for two missing climbers on Fair Head
Red Bay RNLI all weather lifeboat launched last night (Saturday 2 September) at 10.10pm to assist in locating two missing climbers on Fair Head near Ballycastle. A Coastguard rescue helicopter from Scotland was also requested to join the search.  Conditions at the time were described as stormy with force six winds on scene.
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Red Bay RNLI assist in search for two missing climbers on Fair Head
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