RNLI Whitby Lifeboat Station with the station’s Trent class all-weather lifeboat, George and Mary Webb 14-14, moored outside

Whitby Lifeboat Station

Lifeboat crews at Whitby have been saving lives for over 200 years and have received RNLI medals for gallantry 36 times. Today, the station operates one inshore and one all-weather lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Whitby Lifeboat Station

12.35pm 20 August 2022
1.46pm 17 August 2022
2.47pm 10 August 2022
12.31pm 6 August 2022
11.12am 27 July 2022
11.52pm 10 July 2022
6.14pm 6 July 2022
4.28am 3 July 2022
5.22pm 12 June 2022
11.09am 12 June 2022
1.06pm 30 May 2022
4.22am 20 May 2022
1.09am 16 March 2022
6.15pm 15 March 2022
1.12pm 24 October 2021
6.42pm 17 August 2021
6.41pm 5 August 2021
6.41pm 5 August 2021
6.35pm 5 August 2021
12.27pm 4 August 2021

Today's weather

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Min: 9°C Max: 12°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Whitby Lifeboat Station
The Fish Pier
Church Street
North Yorkshire
YO22 4AE

Station phone number

01947 602216


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Whitby Lifeboat Museum

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Museum address
Whitby Lifeboat Museum
Pier Road
YO21 3PU 

01947 602001


Opening times

Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
10am to 4pm



Group and school visits are welcome – but please book first

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News and media from Whitby Lifeboat Station

Article Fundraising
20th anniversary for Folk Week RNLI fundraiser at the Endeavour.
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Article Sea safety
Whitby RNLI save family from water after they got caught in a rip current.
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L-R: RNLI crew members Richard Dowson, Anthony Gibbon, Keith Attridge, Howard Fields and Andy Brighton prepare for the weekend's fundraiser.
Article Events
Whitby RNLI crew prepare for the annual flag weekend event.
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Article Events
Whitbys youngest RNLI crew member, Andy Brighton in Queens Baton Relay
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