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

10.27am 27 October 2020
10.08pm 10 September 2020
4.27pm 9 September 2020
8.56pm 22 August 2020
12.07pm 3 August 2020
12.07pm 3 August 2020
2.47pm 28 July 2020
10.36am 22 July 2020
8.22pm 11 July 2020
3.42pm 20 June 2020
3.56pm 22 April 2020
10.39pm 20 April 2020
8.27pm 12 March 2020
4.56pm 3 November 2019
6.37pm 13 October 2019
2.29am 26 September 2019
12.52pm 23 September 2019
4.20pm 10 August 2019
3.41pm 7 August 2019
10.14am 17 July 2019

Today's weather

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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

Tighnabruaich Lifeboat Station
The Harbour
Tighnabruaich
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

tighnabruaich@rnli.org.uk

Shop hours

Easter–June
Monday–Saturday
11am–3pm

July-August
Monday–Friday
11am–3pm

Saturday
11am–4pm

September–October
Monday–Saturday
11am–3pm

Shop phone number

01700 811087

News and media from Tighnabruaich Lifeboat Station

Article Sea safety
RNLI Tighnabruaich lifeboat launches to assist stricken yacht
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Article Sea safety
RNLI Tighnabruaich launch following call from concerned observer
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Article Sea safety
Busy weekend for RNLI volunteer lifeboat crews in Scotland
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Article Lifeboats
RNLI Tighnabruaich called out to assist motor yacht adrift in strong winds
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