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

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

8.06pm 17 July 2021
7.47pm 6 July 2021
7.53pm 2 May 2021
4.39pm 1 May 2021
8.39am 12 April 2021
2.36pm 30 March 2021
9.02am 25 March 2021
2.15pm 14 March 2021
11.27am 27 February 2021
10.15pm 5 February 2021
10.15pm 5 February 2021
3.58pm 13 January 2021
3.53pm 17 December 2020
1.17pm 2 December 2020
5.53pm 20 October 2020
1.05pm 4 October 2020
10.15pm 3 October 2020
10.59am 24 September 2020
8.56am 26 August 2020
6.08pm 18 July 2020

Today's weather

15°C Rain
Min: 13°C Max: 15°C
Get a 5-day forecast

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


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Whitby Lifeboat Museum

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Museum address
Whitby Lifeboat Museum
Pier Road
YO21 3PU 

01947 602001


Opening times

Our museum has now reopened in a safe and COVID-secure manner.

Opening times may vary so please call ahead to ensure the museum will be open.



Group and school visits are welcome – but please book first

News and media from Whitby Lifeboat Station

Article Fundraising
Whitby RNLI Shop needs you..
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Article Rescue
Four rescues in a weekend for Whitby RNLI lifeboat.
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Article Lifeguards
Multiple rescues for RNLI lifeguards in North Yorkshire
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Mavis Paling, 72 from Whitby sewing face masks to raise funds for Whitby RNLI.
Article Fundraising
Sewing 'Super-Mave' raises £22,000 for Whitby RNLI.
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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?