Rescue – Friday 30 March 2018

A chain of failed rescue attempts by members of the public led to four people being caught in heavy seas off a slipway at Redcar on Friday 30 March 2018. A man fell from the slipway at the lifeboat station just after 4pm, causing him to be battered by large waves, close to the slipway and the sea wall. A […]

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Rescue – Sunday 17 February 2018

Volunteers from the Redcar RNLI lifeboat station responded to a call for help from the UK Coastguard when a man sustained leg and other injuries after falling from steps leading onto the beach at Redcar on Sunday 17 February 2018. After a brief search of the beach the man, a 71-year-old visiting from out of the area, was found approximately […]

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Rescue – Sunday 6 August 2017

The Redcar lifeboat was called to the assistance of a 26-feet fishing boat after it suffered engine failure three miles north east of Redcar. The lifeboat launched at 2.15pm and located the stricken craft soon afterwards. The fishing boat, with one person on board, was towed to safety at the South Gare in the River Tees.

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Rescue – Friday 7 July 2017

The Redcar RNLI lifeboat was tasked to search the River Tees on Friday, 7 July 2017, after a member of the public reported sighting a possible person in the water near the Riverside football stadium, Middlesbrough. The alarm was raised shortly before 1.30pm. The RNLI volunteer crew searched the stretch of river but was unable to locate anyone in difficulties. […]

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Rescue – Saturday 24 June 2017

A woman was rescued by Redcar RNLI crews from the base of Huntcliff, Saltburn on Saturday 24 June 2017 after she became cut-off by the rising tide. The woman had been jogging from Redcar towards Skinningrove when she realised her way forward was blocked by the tide and then her escape route towards Saltburn had also become submerged. The Redcar lifeboats launched […]

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Rescue – Wednesday 14 June 2017

Redcar RNLI sprang into action after a dog swam out to sea on Wednesday 14 June 2017. Cee, a German Shepherd, swam away from his owner on the beach at Redcar just after 11am. His owner, a local woman, dialled 999 to raise the alarm, and the Redcar RNLI inshore lifeboat launched to rescue the dog within 10 minutes of the […]

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Rescue – Monday 15 May 2017

The Atlantic 85 class lifeboat Malcolm and Mona Bennett-Williams was launched on Monday 15 May 2017 after UK Coastguard received several 999 calls reporting an orange dinghy drifting five miles off Redcar. The lifeboat launched just after 4.30pm and was initially directed to search approximately one mile offshore near the Stray, Redcar. A coastguard rescue team arrived at the scene […]

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Rescue – Thursday 27 April 2017

Redcar RNLI volunteers had routine operations interrupted on Thursday 27 April 2017 when a member of the public alerted them to a young seal which had been found sheltering from North Sea storms on the steps of a seaside apartment block. Trainee RNLI crew member Steve Atkinson was on his way to the lifeboat station for a lifeboat exchange when […]

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