RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

Staithes and Runswick Lifeboat Station

Staithes and Runswick Lifeboat Station

Over the last 148 years lifeboats have been stationed at both Staithes and Runswick and the crews have been presented with nine awards for gallantry. Today’s inshore lifeboat is located in the small fishing village of Staithes.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Staithes and Runswick Lifeboat Station

1.44pm 6 July 2021
11.11am 16 May 2021
8.20am 9 December 2020
9.17pm 26 October 2020
4.12pm 19 September 2020
8.43am 13 September 2020
1.16pm 26 July 2020
9.52am 25 July 2020
1.41pm 21 July 2020
12.21pm 3 July 2020
7.39pm 26 June 2020
8.44am 8 June 2020
10.30pm 5 June 2020
10.42am 28 May 2020
11.17am 2 April 2020
1.55am 18 March 2020
5.20pm 13 March 2020
9.44pm 9 November 2019
12.11am 12 October 2019
3.43pm 2 October 2019

Today's weather

17°C Cloudy
Min: 13°C Max: 17°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Staithes and Runswick Lifeboat Station
Cowbar
Staithes
North Yorkshire
TS13 5BY

Station phone number

01947 840001

Visiting times

10am–4pm daily
Don't miss: crew training - Summer 6pm Monday, Winter 10am Sunday

Visitor contact

David Porritt

Visitor contact phone number

01947 840141

Shop hours

Easter–Christmas
Monday–Sunday

Shop phone number

01947 840587

News and media from Staithes and Runswick Lifeboat Station

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Eleanor Jackson follows her Master Mariner father into Staithes RNLI
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Staithes and Runswick RNLI assists two people on stranded yacht
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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?