Royal National Lifeboat Institution – The RNLI is a charity that provides a 24-hour lifesaving service around the UK and Republic of Ireland.
Volunteer crews give up their time and comfort to carry out rescues in difficult and often dangerous conditions.
Lifeboat Stations in Scotland
- Aberdeen Lifeboat – Established in 1802
- Anstruther Lifeboat – Founded in 1865
- Arbroath Lifeboat – Saving lives since 1803
- Isle of Barra Lifeboat – The Barra lifeboat station was established in 1931
- Buckie Lifeboat
- Dunbar Lifeboat – Established in 1808 – Dunbar Lifeboat Station is also on Twitter
- Invergordon Lifeboat
- Kinghorn Lifeboat – Established in 1965
- Kirkcudbright Lifeboat
- Kyle Lifeboat
- Largs Lifeboat – Firth of Clyde
- Lerwick Lifeboat
- Loch Ness Lifeboat – The Loch Ness rescue boat is run by a team of volunteers who live in and around Drumnadrochit.
- Mallaig Lifeboat – The most westerly lifeboat station on the British mainland
- Montrose Lifeboat
- Oban Lifeboat
- Peterhead Lifeboat
- Portpatrick Lifeboat
- Stranraer Lifeboat
- Stromness Lifeboat
- Thurso Lifeboat
- Tobermory Lifeboat
- Troon Lifeboat
- Wick Lifeboat
- The Lifeboat Enthusiasts’ Society – brings together those with a keen interest in lifeboats and the lifeboat service, existing to support the RNLI and provide an interchange of information between the RNLI and members on the many different aspects of lifeboats, past, present and future.