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. 


Latest Rescue

Thursday 2nd May 2019
Time: 11:57

Bernard Matthews II
Caister Lifeboat was paged by HM Coastguard at 11:49hrs to reports of a motor cruiser with steering problems off Winterton. The vessel, Osprey, had one person on board. The lifeboat was launched at 11.57hrs, arrived on scene at 12:04hrs and had the vessel on tow by 12:11hrs which was then towed safely to Great Yarmouth harbour and tied up opposite the Town Hall.

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