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

1.23pm 11 December 2017
11.30am 6 November 2017
11.54pm 31 October 2017
10.26am 14 October 2017
3.37am 27 September 2017
1.13pm 24 September 2017
3.55pm 28 August 2017
1.08pm 27 August 2017
4.38am 22 August 2017
9.10pm 10 August 2017
12.27pm 6 August 2017
8.18am 31 July 2017
10.47pm 30 July 2017
4.08pm 30 July 2017
4.47am 24 July 2017
5.18pm 18 July 2017
5.35am 15 July 2017
11.34am 8 July 2017
2.20pm 3 July 2017
12.44am 2 July 2017

Today's weather

6°C Rain
Min: 2°C
Max: 6°C
Get a 5-day forecast

Next tide

Fri 15 Dec
Low: 8:10am 1.6m
High: 2:15pm 5.1m
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

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

Station phone number

01947 602216

Accessibility

Parking, Disabled Parking, Disabled Access

Visiting times

Monday-Friday
8am-4pm

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Whitby Lifeboat Museum

Visit us

Museum address
Whitby Lifeboat Museum
Pier Road
Whitby
YO21 3PU 

Telephone
01947 602001

Opening times

Easter–October
Monday–Sunday
10am–5pm

November–December
Monday–Sunday
11am–4pm
Opening times subject to weather

January–March
Weekends only
11am–4pm
Opening times subject to weather

Admission

Free

Group and school visits are welcome – but please book first

News and media from Whitby Lifeboat Station

Scarborough and Whitby RNLI involved in multi-agency operation
Scarborough RNLI’s Shannon all-weather lifeboat returns from the shout
Article Rescues
Scarborough and Whitby RNLI involved in multi-agency operation
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Scarborough and Whitby RNLI respond to call which turns out to be a hoax
The Shannon being launched at night earlier this year
Article Rescues
Scarborough and Whitby RNLI respond to call which turns out to be a hoax
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Book your 'plaice' at the Whitby RNLI Fish Supper
Chef Andrew Pern with Whitby RNLI crew members outside the Star Inn the Harbour
Article Fundraising
Book your 'plaice' at the Whitby RNLI Fish Supper
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Whitby RNLI assists yacht
Whitby RNLI rescued a yacht which had run aground in the harbour
Video Lifeboats
Whitby RNLI assists yacht
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