Rescue – Sunday 23 August 2015

Two men for Redcar were taken to hospital after being thrown into the sea after the toy dinghies they were using capsized in strong winds on Sunday 23 August 2015. The RNLI lifeboats from Redcar were launched at 6.30pm after the alarm was raised. One man managed to get ashore near theĀ  Majuba car park while the other was rescued […]

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Rescue – Sunday 23 August 2015

RNLI lifeboat volunteers on an advanced first aid course, together with on-duty lifeguards, sprang into action when a motorcyclist was injured after a collision with a car on Redcar seafront on Sunday 23 August 2015. The collision happened just after 10am on the Esplanade, Redcar, midway between the lifeguard hut and the lifeboat station. RNLI lifeguards Elisha Doi and Evan […]

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Rescue – Saturday 22 August 2015

The Atlantic 85 class lifeboat from Redcar was launched at 6.15pm on Saturday 22 August 2015 after the four-man crew of an 18-foot fishing boat called UK Coastguard, reporting that their craft had run out of fuel in Tees Bay. Initial reports were that the fishing boat was near the Saltscar Buoy, but after checks using the lifeboat’s VHF direction-finding […]

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Rescue – Thursday 20 August 2015

The Redcar inshore lifeboat launched at 1.15pm on Thursday 20 August 2015 to rescue two men in inflatable crafts after they became stranded against rocks off Redcar. The two men, both in their 20s, were found approximately 3/4 of a mile from the lifeboat station, after they had struggled to make way against the wind and tide. A local fishing […]

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Rescue – Monday 17 August 2015

The Redcar RNLI inshore lifeboat responded to a call for help on Monday 17 August 2015 after the two-man crew of a small boat telephoned UK Coastguard to report that they had lost electrical power, approximately three miles north east of Saltburn. The call for help was made at around 11.15am, and the 19ft craft was towed to safety at […]

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Rescue – Friday 7 August 2015

The routine rescue of a broken-down fishing boat attracted the attention of some special onlookers off the coast of Redcar on Friday 7 August 2015. A pod of dolphins arrived to watch the proceedings, and their visit was caught on camera. The Redcar lifeboat Leicester Challenge III was called at 11.45 after the two-man crew of a 26ft fishing boat […]

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Rescue – Monday 20 July 2015

The Redcar RNLI lifeboat was launched on Monday 20 July 2015 after the three-man crew of a 23ft fishing boat sent out a call for help when their engine broke down approximately one and a half miles east of the South Gare lighthouse. The lifeboat launched just before 5.30am and towed the disabled craft to Paddy’s Hole in the River […]

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Rescue – Wednesday 15 July 2015

The Redcar RNLI lifeboat was launched on Wednesday 15 July 2015 after a small leisure boat was swamped in the surf off Redcar. The emergency call came just after 2.30pm when a 12ft cabin cruiser, which had been bought the previous day, was struck by waves in the surf line while being launched from the beach near the Majuba car […]

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Rescue – Monday 13 July 2015

At 4.08pm on Monday 13 July 2015 the Redcar RNLI lifeboat Leicester Challenge III was launched to assist other emergency services dealing with an incident involving a distressed male on the Transporter Bridge, Middlesbrough. The lifeboat was stood down at 5.04pm after the incident was brought to a successful conclusion.

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Rescue – Monday 6 July 2015

Two men were rescued from the base of Huntcliff, Saltburn, by RNLI lifeboats on Monday 6 July 2015 after they got cut-off by the tide during an evening walk – but only after a friend searched the internet for the telephone number for the emergency services. The two Polish men, both in their 20s and living in Middlesbrough, were trapped […]

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