Rescue – 7 January 2016

The first emergency of the year for the volunteers of the Redcar RNLI lifeboats had an good outcome without the lifeboat even having to launch. UK Coastguard received a call from a member of the public who reported a surfer was in difficulties in heavy seas at Saltburn. The RNLI lifefeboat from redcar was requested to attend. However, while the […]

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Redcar RNLI’s newest helmsmen

The Redcar RNLI lifeboat station received not one, but two early Christmas presents in the shape of newly qualified helmsmen. After months of dedicated hard work Cameron Bond has been passed-out as the station’s newest Atlantic 85 helmsman, while Ben Howard, who only joined the RNLI three years ago, has qualified as a helmsman of the smaller IB1 class lifeboat. […]

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Rescue – Monday 21 December 2015

RNLI volunteers from the Redcar lifeboat station responded by road and sea to an emergency call from the ambulance service to help deal with an injured person at  the South Gare breakwater on Monday 21 December 2015. The call came at 1pm through UK Coastguard after a kitesurfer was reported to be badly injured near Bran Sands at South Gare. […]

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Rescue – Sunday 6 December 2015

Both RNLI lifeboats from Redcar were tasked just after 3pm on Sunday 6 December 2015 after a member of the public telephoned UK Coastguard to report an adult and child attempting to wade to safety after getting cut off by the tide at Huntcliff, Saltburn. Following a sea and shore search by the lifeboats and after further enquiries by UK […]

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2015 Slideshow

A few years ago, we started producing an annual slideshow of pictures taken at Redcar RNLI over the previous 12 months. We published our 2015 show a couple of days ago, but now we have the director’s cut! Same images, different style. We hope you like it! Click here for our 2015 director’s cut (opens to Youtube)…

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Rescue – Thursday 26 November 2015

The Redcar RNLI IB1 inshore lifeboat was launched just after 4pm on Thursday 26 November 2015 after a member of the public dialled 999 when she became concerned for the wellbeing of a bodyboarder in the sea near the Beacon, Redcar. The woman was photographing two bodyboarders in the sea opposite the Dundas Street slipway when one of them disappeared […]

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Redcar RNLI to star in popular childrens’ TV show

A popular childrens’ television programme visited the Redcar lifeboat station to record the work of the RNLI volunteers there. Milkshake! presenter Amy Thompson visited the lifeboat station and met volunteer crew member Dan Birkbeck to learn about the charity’s work in the town. As well as seeing the lifeboats in action, Amy was shown the kit the crew wear when […]

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Rescue – 14 November 2015

Both Redcar RNLI lifeboats were launched on the evening of Saturday 14 November 2015 after Cleveland Police requested assistance with the search for a man believed to have entered the sea. The lifeboats were requested just before 8.30pm after a member of the public had called the police to say he believed he had seen a man walking into the […]

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Rescue – Sunday 11 October 2015

Both RNLI lifeboats from Redcar were launched just after 11.30pm on Sunday 11 October 2015 after UK Coastguard received a desperate 999 call from a woman, reporting that she was in the sea at Marske. Coastguard officers together with police officers, the police helicopter and a Coastguard helicopter were also sent to the scene. A Redcar Coastguard officer found the […]

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Rescue – Sunday 4 October 2015

The Redcar RNLI lifeboat Leicester Challenge III was launched just after 4.30pm on Sunday 4 October 2015 after a pleasure boat with four adults and a child broke down approximately 1 mile north east of the lifeboat station. The disabled craft was towed to safety at Hartlepool marina.

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