Coastwatch Tay is on the Lookout for Volunteers

Coastwatch Tay is a uniformed volunteer run life saving organisation and is depend entirely on the commitment, time and energy of volunteers.

Our primary role is to assist the Maritime Coastguard Agency in providing safety on the sea and coastline, covering coastline from Dundee to Monifieth using radio, radar and optical equipment.

We are eager to recruit experienced and novice volunteers to become involved with our small friendly unit.

We need a wide range of skills to help train our volunteers and keep our equipment ready for service in order to ensure that we provide a professional service to our communities.

Coastwatch Tay works closely with other organisations such as the Maritime Coastguard Agency, Police Scotland Ports, UK Border Force, RNLI, and local authorities.


It's not all watch keeping, Coastwatch Tay hold regular community safety, social activities and fundraising activities throughout the year.

If you have a few hours spare per week, or per month and would like to help us make a difference and ultimately save lives then please get in touch to find out more or download our membership application form.

If you are interested in finding our more about us you are more than welcome to pop along for a coffee and a chat.

Please telephone us prior to training evening to let us know you will be coming along.


Membership is open to those over 16 yrs of age and no previous experience is required as all necessary training is provided.

Coastwatch Tay expects the following from its volunteers:
  • To be reliable and committed 
  • To attend regularly giving at least 8hrs volunteer time per month
  • To work within the code of conduct and objectives of the organisation 
  • To be honest if there are any problems
  • To respect confidentiality
  • To treat all people equally
  • To help instruct where skills, knowledge and availability are applicable
  • To assist with fund raising and PR events
  • To be involved in social activities
  • To pool knowledge, experience and personal skills
  • To encourage co-operation with local maritime organisations

If you think you might be interested in finding out more, please complete our on line Enquiry Form or call us:-

 Coastwatch Scotland - Tay
Tel: 07849 184354


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Disclaimer Notice 9th November 2009 - Coastwatch Tay is an autonomous organisation and although affiliated with the Coastwatch Scotland network we accept no responsibility or liability for the actions, business transactions or associated services of any similarly named organisation using the name ‘Coastwatch’ or ‘Coastwatch Scotland’. Please also note that we are NOT part of the National Coastwatch Institution or Sea Safety Group which does not operate stations in Scotland.
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