Scarborough RNLI

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Saving lives around Scarborough's seas since 1801

Video library

These mp4 videos show Scarborough Lifeboats in Action

2019 video summary

A short video summary of Scarborough's RNLI work in 2019

Seasonal advice for sea dippers

This videos reminds us all of how to stay safe in the sea all year round.

Perfect Storm

RNLI winter 2019 appeal.


Scarborough RNLI's take on the 12 days of Christmas

Recent Beaching of 13-15 with SLARS waiting

The standard way of launching our Shanon is from the SLARS. On recovery the 13-15 'beaches' and is then hauled onto the SLARS cradle - rotated 180 degress and pushed back into the boat house ready for the next launch.

Open Weekend

This short video is about 2019's open weekend 27-28 July

Kayak Safety

The popularity of kayaking around the UK's shores is increasing. This video illustrates some of the dangers and tragic consequences.
The story of Ellie's brother Dom who went kayaking and didn't come home.

Always carry a means of calling for help and keep it within easy reach. Find more kayaking safety advice at

Exercise launch In Heavy Surf

When most people would stay in harbour in rough seas, this short video shows Scarborough's ILB launching on exercise. Taken on Tuesday 11 June 2019

Working With Teachers To Save Lives AT Sea

Part of a pack of materials for use in schools

Promotional Video

Video made by SITREP promoting Scarborough Lifeboat (thanks to John Porter and Tabz Nixon, shore volunteers at the station.

Mikron Theatre Visits Scarborough Lifeboat

Mikron are a charity theatre group. In 2016 they brought their fundraising drama to Scarborough Lifeboat Station.

Andrew McGeown

This video tells the events of a stormy night in February 2015. Andrew tragically drowned after entering the water to try and safe his dog. The volunteer crew of the ILB launched but were unable to save Andrew. They received medals for the bravery. Subsequently, working with the RNLI, Andrew's family set up the Andrew McGeown Legacy Trust to raise money to promote water safety in the Borough of Scarborough.

Inside the new Shannon

Short video showing the cockpit and crew areas of the new Shannon

Arrival Of Shannon 13-15

Shannon 13-15 arrives in Scarborough. Sunday 27 November 2016