Contact Portaferry Lifeboat Station
RNLI Lifeboat House, The Strand, Portaferry, Co Down, Northern Ireland

Operational matters

Mr Simon Rogers

Lifeboat Operations Manager Portaferry Lifeboat Station
The Strand,
Co. Down. BT22 1PF
Northern Ireland

Tel: +44 (0) 776 855 5851
                                 (non emergencies only)

NOTE - It is very important that in any emergency requiring the services of a lifeboat that you should dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard



Press/Media enquiries

Please contact our Lifeboat Press Officer, Bernard Roddy via phone or e-mail at;

Tel: 07717 318003

Deputy LPO - Miss Jordon Conway


President - Mr John Murray Sen

Chairman: 'Lifeboat Management Group' - Ms Isabel Hood

Lifeboat Operations Manager - Mr Simon Rogers

Deputy Launching Authority - Mr Graham Edgar & Mr John Murray Jnr.

Station Treasurer - Mr Billy Ellison

Lifeboat Press Officer - Mr Bernard Roddy

Deputy Press Officer - Miss Jordon Conway

Lifeboat Training Co-ordinator - Mr Jonathan Brownlee

Boathouse Manager - Vacant

Lifeboat Visits Officer - Mr Ian Harrison

Community Safety Officer - Mr Ian Harrison

Lifeboat Medical Adviser - Dr Michael Doyle


For donations, any fund raising enquiries or if you would like us to attend your event

Please contact Portaferry & District Lifeboat Guild by clicking on the e-mail address below;


Station visits, Education and Sea Safety

To visit our RNLI Lifeboat Station or want to have someone give a talk about the RNLI to your school, group or organisation, or if you require a RNLI Sea Safety 'Sea Check' of your vessel;

Please contact Ian Harrison, our Lifeboat Visits Officer, with details of your request after clicking on the e-mail address below;


Portaferry & District Lifeboat Guild

Officers for 2017/2018

President - Mrs Eveleigh Brownlow

Chairman - Mrs Pat Browne

Vice Chairman & Treasurer - Mike Miall

Secretary - Kate Rebbeck

Box Secretary - Ann Ritchie 

Souvenir Secretary - Joan Peacock

Please contact us at:




This website is published with the intention to provide information about the lifesaving work of the Portaferry RNLI Lifeboat Station and the rescues carried out by the station's voluntary RNLI lifeboat crew and the work of their fundraising colleagues of the Portaferry and District Lifeboat Guild.

The website also provides some information about the history of the Portaferry RNLI Lifeboat Station and other local lifeboat stations, both past and present.

Rescue services on the website (known by lifeboat crew as 'shouts') are abbreviated and listed since the year 2000.

If you wish to contact us by email via one of the many links on this website your email will be forwarded to an appropriate person at Portaferry RNLI who will respond to your question or query.  Please bear in mind that they are volunteers and it may take some time for them to reply. The information you provide will be used to contact you but in the interest of your and others privacy you are requested not to include personal or private information other than that necessary to contact you about your question or query.

If you have any concerns about the information contained within this website you should forward details to    



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