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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Royal appointment for Redcar RNLI volunteer

Tony Wild, a volunteer helm at the RNLI lifeboat station at Redcar, North Yorkshire, had an appointment with royalty on Thursday 31 May 2018 when he attended the Queen’s Garden Party at Buckingham Palace. Tony Wild, together with his wife Mandy, was invited to represent the RNLI at the event, held on the lawns of the palace. Her Majesty The […]

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Rescue – Saturday 26 May 2018

A yacht struck rocks at Redcar after suffering an engine fire, prompting a joint rescue by RNLI lifeboats from Redcar and Hartlepool on Saturday 26 May 2018. The alarm was raised just after 5.15pm by an off-duty Redcar RNLI crew member who saw the yacht sailing close inshore and then strike rocks known as East Scar. The Redcar 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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Rescue – Monday 7 May 2018

The Redcar RNLI lifeboat was called just after 7am on the Mayday bank holiday Monday to go to the assistance of a 6-metre fishing boat which had broken down about 1.5 miles north east of Saltburn. A tow was rigged and the disabled craft brought back to the beach near the Ship Inn, Saltburn , where a coastguard rescue team […]

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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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CALLING ALL MIDDLESBROUGH FC FANS!

Looking for that once-in-a-lifetime Christmas present? Always dreamed of watching the game in the lap of luxury? Wanting to reward hard-working employees? And want to do your bit to help save lives at sea? Well we’ve got the answer. As MFC’s official charity partner, we are offering for auction two pairs of hospitality tickets, donated by MFC and worth £145 […]

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