RNLI Whitby Lifeboat Station with the station’s Trent class all-weather lifeboat, George and Mary Webb 14-14, moored outside

Whitby Lifeboat Station

Lifeboat crews at Whitby have been saving lives for over 200 years and have received RNLI medals for gallantry 36 times. Today, the station operates one inshore and one all-weather lifeboat.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from Whitby Lifeboat Station

9.35am 5 March 2019
10.04am 16 January 2019
10.07am 6 January 2019
10.02am 6 January 2019
2.57pm 30 December 2018
6.47am 1 December 2018
5.41am 1 November 2018
5.41am 1 November 2018
3.17pm 21 October 2018
12.03pm 30 September 2018
1.38pm 19 September 2018
3.38pm 17 May 2018
7.51pm 15 May 2018
7.19pm 15 May 2018
12.58pm 14 May 2018
6.33am 8 May 2018
6.58pm 5 May 2018
8.53am 3 May 2018
1.12pm 22 April 2018
1.33pm 15 April 2018

Today's weather

8°C Rain
Min: 3°C Max: 8°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

Whitby Lifeboat Station
The Fish Pier
Church Street
Whitby
North Yorkshire
YO22 4AE

Station phone number

01947 602216

Accessibility

Parking, Disabled Parking, Disabled Access

Visiting times

Monday-Friday
8am-4pm

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Whitby Lifeboat Museum

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Museum address
Whitby Lifeboat Museum
Pier Road
Whitby
YO21 3PU 

Telephone
01947 602001

Opening times

Easter–October
Monday–Sunday
10am–5pm

November–December
Monday–Sunday
11am–4pm
Opening times subject to weather

January–March
Weekends only
11am–4pm
Opening times subject to weather

Admission

Free

Group and school visits are welcome – but please book first

News and media from Whitby Lifeboat Station

Whitby RNLI lifeboat called to sinking coble
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Whitby RNLI lifeboat called to sinking coble
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Second early morning shout in 24 hours for Filey RNLI crew.
Filey ALB landing ashore
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Second early morning shout in 24 hours for Filey RNLI crew.
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Both of Whitby RNLI's lifeboats launched to motorboat taking on water
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Both of Whitby RNLI's lifeboats launched to motorboat taking on water
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Whitby RNLI’s inshore lifeboat rescues two trapped by tide at Robin Hoods Bay
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Whitby RNLI’s inshore lifeboat rescues two trapped by tide at Robin Hoods Bay
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