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.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Staithes and Runswick Lifeboat Station

2.54pm 13 June 2018
2.59pm 31 May 2018
5.00pm 14 May 2018
12.18pm 6 May 2018
12.23pm 30 December 2017
12.22pm 30 December 2017
1.29pm 28 October 2017
3.18pm 10 October 2017
12.36pm 5 September 2017
1.08pm 18 August 2017
11.40am 13 August 2017
2.19pm 5 August 2017
12.50pm 1 August 2017
3.29pm 7 July 2017
6.33pm 2 July 2017
6.16pm 30 June 2017
5.20pm 11 April 2017
7.26pm 21 February 2017
10.47pm 12 December 2016
6.25pm 3 December 2016

Today's weather

18°C Cloudy
Min: 16°C
Max: 18°C
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Next tide

Tue 19 Jun
High: 9.43pm 1.5m
Low: 3.45am 0.6m
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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

Staithes RNLI rescue anglers
Lifeboat crashing through wave
Article Fishing Safety
Staithes RNLI rescue anglers
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Staithes RNLI rescue stranded family of four
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Article Rescues
Staithes RNLI rescue stranded family of four
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Swift response by Staithes RNLI
Lifeboat heading out of harbour
Article Sea safety
Swift response by Staithes RNLI
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'Lucky' kayaker rescued by Staithes and Runswick RNLI and fishing boat crew
Lifeboat speeding at sea
Article Sea safety
'Lucky' kayaker rescued by Staithes and Runswick RNLI and fishing boat crew
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