Rescue – Saturday 20 April 2019

The Redcar RNLI crew is repeating the message ”don’t drink and drown” after lifeboats and coastguards were called when a man worse the wear for drink entered the sea at Redcar. The alarm was raised just before 4pm on Saturday 20 April 2019 when a man walked into the sea close to the Redcar Beacon on Redcar’s esplanade. The RNLI’s […]

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Rescue – Friday 19 April 2019

The volunteer Redcar RNLI crew were called at 12.45pm on Friday 19 April 2019 after a kayak was seen to capsize near Granville Terrace, Redcar. Shortly after the station’s smaller inshore lifeboat had launched, more information was received to say that the male involved was ashore but was in need of medical attention.   Crew from the lifeboat station trained […]

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Rescue 12 January 2019

Two men are in hospital after being rescued from the sea near Redcar by crew from the town’s RNLI lifeboats. The emergency call came at 8.10am on Saturday 12 January 2019 after a person at the South Gare dialled 999 to report a person being washed off the South Gare breakwater near the lighthouse. Both lifeboat from Redcar were launched […]

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Redcar RNLI rescue dog from River Tees

The volunteer crew of the Redcar RNLI lifeboat were called out in failing light on Thursday 8 November 2018 to rescue a small dog that had fallen from the banks of the River Tees. UK Coastguard requested the launch after the dog’s owner telephoned to say the pet had fallen from a path alongside the Tees, near a local landmark […]

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Rescue – Thursday 25 October 2018

Just before 8.30am on Thursday 25 October 2018, UK Coastguard paged the Redcar RNLI crew to go to the assistance of a broken down fishing boat approximately three miles north of the lifeboat station. Crew members were already at the lifeboat station preparing for an exchange of lifeboats to allow the station’s own inshore lifeboat to go for refit. The […]

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Rescue – Friday 28 September 2018

Two men had a lucky escape when their rigid inflatable boat capsized in surf near the South Gare, Redcar on Friday 28 September 2018. The pair were thrown into the sea and had to swim to the shore for safety. This craft was washed onto rocks close to the lighthouse at the entrance to the River Tees. Both RNLI lifeboats […]

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Rescue – Saturday 21 July 2018

Volunteers from Redcar RNLI took part in the difficult rescue of a man who had sustained multiple injuries after he fell onto rocks at the South Gare, near Redcar, on Saturday 21 July 2018. RNLI crew trained in advanced casualty care techniques traveled by vehicle to the location to assist NEAS paramedics, UK Coastguard rescue teams and the NEAS HART […]

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Rescue – Thursday 28 June 2018

Late on Thursday 28 June the RNLI lifeboats from Redcar were called to assist ambulance and coastguard teams who were searching in the area of Saltburn for a vulnerable woman. On arrival at the base of Huntcliff, three RNLI crew members were put ashore to search along a stretch of cliff face from near Skinningrove to Saltburn. Nothing was found […]

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Rescue – Monday 25 June 2018

A call to the RNLI to assist a kayaker in difficulties off Redcar took a serious turn for the worse when the ordeal aggravated a pre-existing medical condition. The initial call to Redcar RNLI was after reports of a kayaker who had capsized and was experiencing difficulties returning to shore in Coatham bay. Redcar RNLI’s Atlantic 85 class lifeboat launched […]

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Rescue – Tuesday 15 May 2018

A red distress flare fired from inland sparked a full-scale sea and shoreline search as darkness fell on Tuesday 15 May 2018. Coastguard Rescue Teams and both Redcar RNLI lifeboats were tasked to search an area of coastline between Marske, near Redcar, and Skinningrove after a police officer reported the sighting of the flare while out on patrol. The line […]

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