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

5.20pm 11 April 2017
7.26pm 21 February 2017
10.47pm 12 December 2016
6.25pm 3 December 2016
12.17pm 10 November 2016
6.02pm 18 October 2016
6.14pm 22 September 2016
5.37pm 14 September 2016
8.09pm 28 August 2016
7.47pm 10 July 2016
7.46pm 10 July 2016
6.45pm 3 July 2016
6.44pm 3 July 2016
6.44pm 3 July 2016

Today's weather

11°C Rain
Min: 7°C
Max: 11°C
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Next tide

Fri 28 Apr
Low: 12:11pm 0.6m
High: 6:14pm 5.9m
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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

Big crowds turn out for Staithes RNLI naming ceremony
Mrs Susan Tongue names Staithes RNLI new Atlantic 85
Article RNLI People
Big crowds turn out for Staithes RNLI naming ceremony
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Records smashed at Staithes RNLI charity auction
BBC TV Flog It presenter Caroline Hawley wielding the hammer at Staithes and Runswick RNLI's annual charity auction
Article Celebrities
Records smashed at Staithes RNLI charity auction
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Staithes RNLI launch after report of people cut off by tide
Staithes' new lifeboat Sheila & Dennis Tongue III at sea
Article Rescues
Staithes RNLI launch after report of people cut off by tide
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Big weekend for Staithes RNLI
Staithes' new lifeboat Sheila & Dennis Tongue III at sea
Article Heritage and history
Big weekend for Staithes RNLI
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