Rescue – Monday 16 November 2020

Two people had a lucky escape when they were trapped in a cave at Huntcliff, Saltburn, by one of the biggest tides of the lunar cycle. The pair, a man and a woman, raised the alarm by mobile telephone after they found they were trapped approximately half-way between the Ship Inn and the point of Huntcliff at around 1.15pm on […]

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Rescue – Tuesday 20 October 2020

Two adults, a man and a pregnant woman, had to be rescued on Tuesday 20 October 2020 after they became cut off by the incoming tide at Redcar. The Redcar RNLI inshore lifeboat launched just before 3pm. Its crew found the couple knee-deep in water approximately 50 metres from the shoreline on West Scar rocks. They were brought ashore in […]

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Rescue – Thursday 25 June 2020

The RNLI lifeboats from Redcar were called into action on Thursday 25 June 2020 after a child was reported missing on the beach.   The call came at 2.30pm after the parents of a 10-year-old boy raised the alarm. The lifeboats launched and began a search of the shoreline to the west of the lifeboat station.   At 2.50pm police […]

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Fisherman dies after being swept into the sea

A fisherman has died after he was swept into the sea near Redcar. The Redcar RNLI lifeboat was tasked at 4.46pm on Sunday 7 June 2020 after UK Coastguard received reports that a fisherman had been washed into the sea at the South Gare lighthouse near Redcar. While the lifeboat was proceeding other members of the lifeboat crew drove to […]

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Rescue – Sunday 22 December 2019

Both Redcar RNLI lifeboats were launched at just after 5.30pm on Sunday 22 December 2019 to help other emergency services search for a missing person in the Saltburn area. The lifeboats searched close inshore using the recently donated thermal imaging equipment to identify possible targets on the beach and in the sea. The missing person was found safe ashore by […]

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Rescue – Thursday 25 July 2019

The RNLI lifeboats from Redcar have been called to three emergencies involving toy inflatables between Wednesday 24 July and Thursday 25 July 2019. The first alarm was raised just before 5pm on Wednesday when two children aged 16 and six, were carried out to sea near Saltburn pier. The Redcar lifeboat was launched and was proceeding to the scene when […]

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Rescue – Tuesday 16 July 2019

Redcar RNLI volunteers were called to go to the aid of a speedboat which became swamped in surf at Redcar on Tuesday 16 July 2019. The alarm was raised just before 3pm when the boat was hit by waves as it was being brought ashore. The two men with the boat were struggling to get it back onto its trailer […]

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Rescue – Monday 24 June 2019

A wayward leisure cruiser which broke down in thick fog resulted in four RNLI lifeboats being involved in a search and rescue mission which lasted almost three hours. The two men on board the cruiser called UK Coastguard just before 10pm on Monday 24 June 2019 to say the had engine problems and were drifting in thick fog. Without proper […]

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Rescue – Saturday 20 April 2019

The Redcar RNLI crew is repeating the message ”don’t drink and drown” after lifeboats and coastguards were called when a man worse the wear for drink entered the sea at Redcar. The alarm was raised just before 4pm on Saturday 20 April 2019 when a man walked into the sea close to the Redcar Beacon on Redcar’s esplanade. The RNLI’s […]

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Rescue – Friday 19 April 2019

The volunteer Redcar RNLI crew were called at 12.45pm on Friday 19 April 2019 after a kayak was seen to capsize near Granville Terrace, Redcar. Shortly after the station’s smaller inshore lifeboat had launched, more information was received to say that the male involved was ashore but was in need of medical attention.   Crew from the lifeboat station trained […]

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