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

2.17pm 2 January 2023
12.15pm 27 December 2022
11.07pm 26 December 2022
1.57am 16 December 2022
8.50am 15 December 2022
8.49am 15 December 2022
2.13pm 23 November 2022
2.12pm 23 November 2022
12.06pm 8 November 2022
1.41pm 5 November 2022
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

Today's weather

9°C Overcast
Min: 4°C Max: 9°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


Parking, Disabled Parking, Disabled Access

Visiting times


Connect with us  



Launch a Memory

For enquiries regarding Launch a Memory, please do not contact the station directly. Please contact our Launch a Memory Team on [email protected] or call our Supporter Experience Team on 0300 300 0061 (UK) or 01 511 9871 (Ireland).

Whitby Lifeboat Museum

Visit us

Museum address
Whitby Lifeboat Museum
Pier Road
YO21 3PU 

01947 602001


Opening times

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

The shop and museum will close on the 23 December 2022. We will open again on the 7th January 2023.
We will open on Saturday and Sunday throughout January (Volunteers Permitting).



Group and school visits are welcome – but please book first

Webcam at Whitby Lifeboat Station

News and media from Whitby Lifeboat Station

Article Sea safety
Whitby RNLIs first water safety talks are a success
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Article Rescue
RNLI and Coastguard crews in Whitby rescue dog from rocks.
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RNLI crew members Bod Marr and Matt Sharpe
Article Events
Whitby RNLI to host water safety event for sea swimmers
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Article Rescue
First shout of 2023 for Whitby RNLI
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