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.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Red bay Lifeboat Station

7.24pm 24 October 2020
5.12pm 29 September 2020
5.12pm 29 September 2020
3.02pm 16 September 2020
5.23pm 29 August 2020
5.23pm 29 August 2020
5.20pm 12 August 2020
5.02am 9 August 2020
5.02am 9 August 2020
3.26pm 8 August 2020
3.26pm 8 August 2020
4.35pm 26 July 2020
11.32pm 11 July 2020
11.32pm 11 July 2020
6.26pm 4 July 2020
6.26pm 4 July 2020
1.39pm 18 June 2020
1.33pm 18 June 2020
1.33pm 18 June 2020
6.53pm 23 March 2020

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 4°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

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

News and media from Red bay Lifeboat Station

Article Fundraising
Photographer To Capture All Northern Irish Lifeboat Stations On Glass
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Article Rescue
Red Bay RNLI rescues five people after 33ft yacht gets into difficulty
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Article People
Red Bay and Campbeltown RNLI rescue sailor off the Mull of Kintyre
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Article Lifeboats
Portrush RNLI rescues one person on a broken down rib
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