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

11.55am 16 May 2022
6.51pm 13 May 2022
4.46pm 7 May 2022
5.03pm 19 April 2022
5.00pm 19 April 2022
12.48pm 4 April 2022
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

Today's weather

13°C Cloudy
Min: 8°C Max: 13°C
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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

[email protected]

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

Volunteers and children gather by the lifeboat and launch rig
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The RNLI Tighnabruaich ILB James and Helen Mason at sea
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Tighnabruaich lifeboat works with RNLI Largs to assist broken down yacht
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Largs lifeboat with casualty vessel
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Launching from DODO trailer
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RNLI Tighnabruaich launch on Hogmany to rescue vessel adrift off Lochranza.
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