Ballycotton Lifeboat Station
Ballycotton is a small fishing village 18 miles east of Cork City in the Republic of Ireland. Its flank stations are Youghal to the East (10 miles) and Crosshaven in Cork harbour to the West (14 miles). Both these stations operate Atlantic 75 class lifeboats. Ballycotton is one of the oldest stations in Ireland, being opened in 1858. Browse the history page for more information.
Today, the station (51′ 49.626N 008′ 00.345W ) operates one of the most modern lifeboats in the RNLI’s fleet, The 14m Trent class all weather lifeboat. This Lifeboat has a top speed of 25 knots and a range of 250 miles and carries a crew of six. The lifeboat volunteers who crew the boat and manage the station are proud of their station and record.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (R.N.L.I) exists to save lives at sea and is entirely supported by voluntary contributions. Registered Charity No CHY2678
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