CAISTER MEN NEVER TURN BACK!

Caister Lifeboat has been saving lives at sea since 1791. Completely independent, we depend entirely on public donations to help us provide safety and rescue services to the countless vessels, crews and beach visitors to this area of the East Coast. Scroll down to discover more about our vessels, crew, museum, latest news and rescues. 

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Latest Rescue

Monday 28th August 2017
Time: 18:00

Bernard Matthews II
A search is under way to find a missing diver who was looking at a wreck site in the North Sea. The 68-year-old man from the Brighton area was reported missing 12 miles (19km) east of Great Yarmouth at 6pm on Monday. He was reported missing by the dive boat Raider V and was still missing on Tuesday morning. An air and sea search involving rescue helicopters and lifeboats started on Monday night, went overnight and continued on Tuesday.

1791
Established
2
Lifeboats
22
Volunteer Crew
189
Lives Saved
£250k
Annual Costs

Latest News

Read about all our latest news and forthcoming events, including fund raising campaigns, equipment upgrades, training and public events throughout the Caister area.

Caister Lifeboats
  • Marconi Day

    by Caister Lifeboats

    Station today attempting to make contact with as many other "Hams" around the world as they can. From basic vocal and Morse code tapping keys to the most up to date computer generated messages. ...

  • Softrak has arrived

    by Caister Lifeboats

    We have just taken delivery of a a new Softrak to replace the tractor we have used to launch our Inshore Lifeboat. With caterpillar style tracks rather than wheels it will make pulling over the bea...
  • Launches save lives

    by Caister Lifeboats

    Over the years the station has responded to numerous requests for help and we have been doing a few sums.

    Our inshore boats have launched 303 times and we have recorded 189 lives saved. The ...

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