Scarborough RNLI lifeboat launches
Scarborough RNLI’s inshore lifeboat launched last night (Sunday 31 March).
The coastguard requested the launch at about 11pm.
However, the lifeboat was stood down en route as it was no longer needed.
RNLI Media contacts
For more information please contact Dave Barry, RNLI Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer on: 07890 322992.
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and, in a normal year, more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.