Rescue – Saturday 17 September 2016

Three teenagers cut off by the rising tide had to be rescued by the Redcar RNLI inshore lifeboat on Saturday 17 September 2016. The trio, two boys and a girl, and all from Redcar, were exploring East Scar rocks when they found themselves marooned by the rapidly rising sea. One of the boys dialled 999 and UK Coastguard tasked the […]

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Rescue – Sunday 14 August 2016

The Redcar lifeboat was launched on Sunday 14 August 2016 after reports of a red flare off Redcar.   The lifeboat launched at 10.35pm and began an area search to the east of the Teesside Wind Farm. Whilst the search was on-going, UK Coastguard officers ashore discovered a recently used Chinese lantern. Subsequently the search, which also involved the Tees […]

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Rescue – Saturday 30 July 2016

A routine emergency call for the volunteer crew of the Redcar RNLI lifeboat took an unexpected twist when a pod of dolphins appeared alongside the lifeboat off Redcar, North Yorkshire. The Redcar lifeboat Leicester Challenge III was tasked to a small fishing boat stranded 4 miles off Redcar after its engine failed. A tow was rigged and the lifeboat was […]

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Rescue Tuesday 19 July 2016

Two teenagers had to be rescued at Redcar on Tuesday 19 July 2016 after they were trapped on rocks by the incoming tide. Several members of the public dialled 999 after they saw the two having difficulties returning to the shore. The RNLI crew from Redcar was tasked at noon and the inshore lifeboat launched soon after. The teenagers, both […]

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Rescue – Tuesday 24 May 2016

A man and woman had to be rescued at Saltburn after they were cut off by the incoming tide at the base of Huntcliff on Tuesday 24 May 2016. The couple dialled 999 at around 3.30pm when they found themselves trapped while walking from Skinningrove towards Saltburn. UK Coastguard dispatched the two RNLI lifeboats from Redcar. On arrival, the station’s […]

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Rescue – Sunday 22 May 2016

Both RNLI lifeboats were launched just before 2.30pm on Sunday 22 May 2016 after a man was reported stranded by the incoming tide at the base of Huntcliff, Saltburn. On arrival the crews found that the man had managed to swim to safety and was in the care of coastguard teams from Redcar, Staithes and Skinningrove.

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Rescue – Tuesday 10 May 2016

Four teenagers were rescued by the Redcar RNLI lifeboats from the base of Huntcliff, Saltburn on Tuesday 10 May 2016. The four, aged 16 and 17 years, were trapped by the incoming tide at the notorious cut-off point near the Ship Inn, Saltburn. They raised the alarm by telephoning the police who then contacted UK Coastguard. The lifeboats launched at […]

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Rescue – Friday 6 May 2016

The Redcar RNLI lifeboat was tasked on Friday 6 May 2016 to go to the assistance of a broken down hovercraft. The hovercraft had lost power to its propulsion fan so the pilot beached the craft approximately 1.5 miles north west of the lifeboat station. Two crew members were sent ashore and rigged a tow rope so that the hovercraft, […]

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Rescue – Sunday 1 May 2016

A routine training exercise for the Redcar RNLI lifeboats was interrupted on Sunday 1 May 2016¬†after two fishing boat tractors were reported stranded on the beach with the tide rapidly coming in. UK Coastguard received a 999 call from men who were using a tractor to tow a second, broken-down tractor from Redcar to Marske for repairs. As they attempted […]

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Rescue – Thursday 24 March 2016

While the Redcar RNLI lifeboat was completing a routine call-out to a broken down RIB, the crew was tasked to proceed to Saltburn where reports were being received of a loose horse and a missing rider. The lifeboat searched¬†close inshore towards Saltburn and while passing Marske the crew saw ambulance personnel attending the injured rider on the beach at that […]

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