Whitby Lifeboat, Eight Crew Towed to Safety in Gale The RNLI Lifeboat from Whitby towed a crew of eight to safety through a Gale today after their boat’s steering and engine failed on the way from Holland to Scotland. At 10.40am today (Sat 23rd March 2013) Humber Coastguard received a radio call from the skipper […]
Whitby Lifeboat Details Will Appear Here Whitby Lifeboat – Latest Call Outs Details Of The Last 2 Call Outs Are Below. Information on all call-outs can be found on our Facebook Page Here. Monday 4th March 2013 On Monday 4th March Humber coastguard requested the launch of RNLI Whitby’s lifeboats to assist in a search […]
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is starting its national lifeguard recruitment campaign on 1 February 2013 and is looking for people who are interested in becoming lifeguards in North Yorkshire. The charity, in partnership with Scarborough Borough Council, will again be providing the lifeguard cover on the beaches at Whitby, Sandsend, Filey and at […]
Friends of Whitby Lifeboat held a fundraising quiz on the 23/1/13.The well attended event took place at Whitby conservative club. In excess of £110 was raised. Angela Goodberry (chairwomen) paid tribute to all who supported the event and the Fundraising team. Angela particularly thanked all who donated raffle prizes.
First callout of 2013 On Friday 11th January 2013 at 11.42pm Whitby’s inshore lifeboat OEM Stone III received its first job of the year after being tasked by Humber Coastguard to assist a person in the water near the Swing Bridge, in Whitby harbour. The lifeboat launched at 11.45pm and made the short distance across […]
On Monday 7th January 2013 the Coastal Review team from RNLI Headquarters at Poole arrived at RNLI Whitby Lifeboat Station. A review of all the RNLI Lifeboat Stations takes place every five years and this week it was the turn of the RNLI stations from Staithes down to Skegness. The Team was headed by the […]
Many of the Primary school children in Whitby know about Whitby Lifeboat Station because they have either visited or a member of their family is on the crew. Most of the primary Schools have their carol services in St Hilda’s Church, West Cliff and West Cliff Primary school, whose building is opposite the church, kindly […]
The raffle held at Sainsbury’s Whitby branch raised a staggering £2479. The raffle was drawn by Miss Ruby Wormald on Sat the 15th of December. The winning numbers are :- 1st Prize 02634 2nd Prize 00880 3rd prize 02892 The friends of Whitby lifeboat and all the crew of Whitby lifeboats would like to thank […]