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

5.41am 1 November 2018
5.41am 1 November 2018
3.17pm 21 October 2018
12.03pm 30 September 2018
1.38pm 19 September 2018
3.38pm 17 May 2018
7.51pm 15 May 2018
7.19pm 15 May 2018
12.58pm 14 May 2018
6.33am 8 May 2018
6.58pm 5 May 2018
8.53am 3 May 2018
1.12pm 22 April 2018
1.33pm 15 April 2018
11.44pm 14 April 2018
10.19pm 14 April 2018
11.17am 8 April 2018
6.30pm 5 April 2018
2.33pm 8 March 2018
2.51pm 17 February 2018

Today's weather

11°C Cloudy
Min: 9°C Max: 11°C
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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

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RNLI Statement on Whitby Appeal
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Article People
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Coastal deaths 2017: RNLI says ‘floating’ saves lives
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