RNLI Wick Lifeboat Station

Wick Lifeboat Station

Established in 1848, Wick Lifeboat Station in the far north of Scotland operates an all-weather Trent class lifeboat. Crew members have been recognised by the RNLI for their lifesaving achievements 11 times.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Wick Lifeboat Station

6.01am 10 April 2021
5.52pm 29 January 2021
10.55pm 8 January 2021
1.39am 4 December 2020
1.16am 15 November 2020
1.09am 15 November 2020
11.47am 1 November 2020
4.25pm 31 October 2020
10.22am 9 October 2020
10.14am 16 September 2020
10.06am 16 September 2020
6.28pm 15 September 2020
4.26pm 2 August 2020
3.40pm 2 July 2020
12.10am 6 May 2020
2.31pm 15 April 2020
2.47pm 4 April 2020
1.59pm 20 March 2020
9.01am 25 February 2020
10.22am 9 February 2020

Today's weather

8°C Cloudy
Min: 4°C Max: 8°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

Wick Lifeboat Station
The Lifeboat House
Wick Harbour

Station phone number

01955 603723


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News and media from Wick Lifeboat Station

Article Rescue
Longhope lifeboat assists in medivac from Scapa Flow
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Father and son: Johnny (L) and Doug (R) at Kessock Lifeboat Station
Article Heritage
Four generations of Grants serving the RNLI for 116 years
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Lifeboat shown at full speed with Orkney hills in the background
Article Lifeboats
Stromness RNLI Volunteers Search for Overdue Diver
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Article People
New coxswain in Wick
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