RNLI Thurso Lifeboat Station

Thurso Lifeboat Station

Thurso is the most northerly RNLI lifeboat station on mainland Scotland where the station’s Severn class all-weather lifeboat launches into the often turbulent seas of the Pentland Firth. Crews have received 17 awards for gallantry.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Thurso Lifeboat Station

4.14pm 5 January 2023
10.59am 26 December 2022
11.13pm 6 December 2022
6.02pm 5 October 2022
9.14pm 7 September 2022
11.28pm 3 September 2022
11.24pm 3 September 2022
12.46pm 21 July 2022
6.00pm 11 July 2022
2.26pm 5 July 2022
7.36am 26 June 2022
9.46am 23 June 2022
11.04am 17 June 2022
10.58am 17 June 2022
10.54am 17 June 2022
8.11pm 23 April 2022
4.54pm 10 April 2022
1.54pm 9 January 2022
1.50pm 9 January 2022
10.42am 30 December 2021

Today's weather

12°C Rain
Min: 6°C Max: 12°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Thurso Lifeboat Station
Ferry Pier
KW14 7UJ

Station phone number

01847 893433


Parking, disabled access

Visiting times


Shop hours

Shop opening times are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment. 

Shop phone number

01847 893433

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News and media from Thurso Lifeboat Station

Article Fundraising
Thurso RNLI William (Wing) Munro is honoured for 50 years service
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Long distance shot of Yacht Rescue taken from Cantick Head
Article Rescue
RNLI Longhope rescue five from the Pentland Firth
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RNLB Helen Comrie in Scapa Flow
Article Lifeboats
RNLI Longhope assist passenger vessel in Scapa Flow
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