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

RNLI Tighnabruaich Lifeboat Station

Tighnabruaich Lifeboat Station

Situated in the scenic Kyles of Bute, Tighnabruaich Lifeboat Station has celebrated nearly 40 years of saving lives at sea. The inshore lifeboat carries out rescues mainly to leisure craft.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Tighnabruaich Lifeboat Station

1.00pm 31 December 2021
12.58pm 31 December 2021
9.53am 19 October 2021
9.17pm 5 October 2021
8.25pm 21 September 2021
2.54pm 18 September 2021
9.12pm 7 September 2021
9.57pm 22 August 2021
2.04pm 10 August 2021
6.46pm 5 August 2021
1.56pm 10 July 2021
6.55pm 27 June 2021
9.37pm 26 June 2021
9.32pm 26 June 2021
5.32pm 21 June 2021
5.32pm 21 June 2021
1.53pm 6 June 2021
3.07pm 5 June 2021
1.54pm 23 May 2021
10.27am 27 October 2020

Today's weather

6°C Sunshine
Min: 3°C Max: 6°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Tighnabruaich Lifeboat Station
The Harbour
PA21 2DR 

Station phone number

01700 811609

Visiting times

Visits are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment. 

Visitor contact

Donald Clark

Visitor contact email


Shop hours





Shop phone number

01700 811087

News and media from Tighnabruaich Lifeboat Station

Launching from DODO trailer
Article Sea safety
RNLI Tighnabruaich lauch on Hogmany to rescue vessel adrift off Lochranza.
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Article Sea safety
Tighnabruaich lifeboat assists drifting yacht in challenging conditions
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Article Sea safety
RNLI Tighnabruaich launch to assist yacht reporting engine fire
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Street sale of items to raise local funds taking place on the shore at Kames, Tighnabruaich
Article Fundraising
RNLI Tighnabruaich fundraising efforts continue
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