News & Events


New Boathouse Shutters

02nd May, 2022

A massive thank you to East Yorkshire Shutters for supplying and fitting our new boathouse doors.


Hull to Ukraine

12th March, 2022

Throughout April, for every Will that is made with Hamers Solicitors they will donate £100 to Humber Rescue.

For more information or to book, please visit:


Hull to Ukraine

12th March, 2022

We have now sent over 2000 boxes of aid to the Ukrainian border and have raised over £7000 thanks to your amazing donations.

We are happy to announce that Hull to Ukraine will be continuing to operate over the coming weeks. To stay up to date, please follow Hull to Ukraine.


London Landmarks Half Marathon

08th March, 2022

Eve is running the London landmarks half marathon to raise money for Humber Rescue.

The race starts on Pall Mall and finishes by Downing Street, passing some of London's most iconic landmarks including Big Ben, St Paul's Cathedral, Nelson's Column, the Gherkin, the Shard, the Tower of London and the London Eye.

This will be Eve's first half marathon since 2018. To support her, please visit the Just Giving Page.


Storm Eunice

17th February, 2022

With Storm Eunice arriving shortly, we strongly recommend people do not take unnecessary risks around the estuary, coast or any other waterway.

If you do find yourself or anyone else in an emergency by the water, dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard.


Lifeboat Station Tour

05th February, 2022

It was a pleasure to show Chris around our station and lifeboat this morning. 

Chris is on a quest to visit every lifeboat station in the country, both independent and RNLI. You can follow him on his journey on his Facebook Page:

Chris's Quest - Lifeboat Station Tour

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Humber Rescue: Behind the LifeJacket

30th December, 2021

The premiere of Humber Rescue: Behind the Lifejacket will be available to watch on our YouTube channel from 6pm on the 10th January 2022.

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View the Trailer

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2022 Calendars Now Available

09th December, 2021

We are happy to announce that our 2022 calendar is now available for a minimum donation of £5, thanks to our incredible sponsors Jadan Press and Hamers Solicitors!

Our Calendars are available online at

Alternatively, they're available from our boathouse Sunday mornings 9am-12pm and Monday evenings 7pm-9pm.


Lest We Forget

11th November, 2021

We remember, with humility; the great and the ultimate sacrifices that were made in war, where our service personnel have fought, to ensure the liberty and freedoms that we now take for granted.

At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we will remember them.

Lest we forget.


Horse Racing and Humber Swim Presentation

01st October, 2021

Join us for a fun filled evening of fundraising at The Hase, from 7:30pm on Friday 15th October.

With money and great prizes to be won, they will be hosting horse racing, raffles & more.

Along with The Humber Swim they will also be presenting Humber Rescue with monies raised.


Hamers Solicitors

14th September, 2021

We’d like to say a big thank you to Hamers Solicitors for their generous donation. 

It was a pleasure to host them at Humber Rescue yesterday evening and give them the chance to experience the river onboard our lifeboat Olive Hunt, with some of them taking the helm.


Merchant Navy Day

03rd September, 2021

Today marks Merchant Navy Day.

We honour the brave men and women who made many sacrifices during both World Wars, with over 55,000 never to return.

The Merchant Navy continues to supply Britain to this day with a staggering 95% of all goods entering Britain doing so via shipping.


Peel Project

25th August, 2021

Today we visited The Peel Project. It was great to meet the volunteers & children they support. 

With one of their volunteer in our kit we were able to demonstrate the kit to the children. We look forward to seeing them down at our station to show them around and teach them the dangers of water and how to stay safe.


Humber Swims 2021

16th August, 2021

Yesterday was the third Humber swim of the year, it’s a pleasure to support all the swimmers as these swims are essential for us, they help raise much needed funds to help keep us going, with over £9,000 raised so far this year, which is just incredible! A special thanks to all the swimmers and all those involved!


CPR Research

3rd July, 2021

Yesterday saw us help conduct some research. Looking at the effectiveness of CPR done on a moving boat, with the constraints of tight spaces and mobility in our kit, compared to CPR done on land.


ShopJacksUK Charity Day

28th June, 2021

A big thank you, to Shopjacksuk for lending a hand with the cleaning of our lifeboat station last Friday, along with donating some food and drinks for our volunteers.

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Crew Member Rich McKeatings Ultramarathon

26th May, 2021

This Friday our volunteer crew member Rich McKeating is attempting to run 160 miles in one go! Raising money for Humber Rescue & The Royal Marines Charity, the Hardmoors 160 ‘The Ring Of Steele’ Ultramarathon starts at Sutton Banks. The runners only have 50 hours to complete the course, with the finish at Helmsley.

Please show your support by heading over to his giving page -


Solution to Parking Issues

31st March, 2021

Today, our trustees met with local MP Emma Hardy & East Riding of Yorkshire Council to help find a solution with the parking issues around our station.

With a positive outcome, which will allow 24/7 launching of our lifeboats.

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COVID-19 Vaccinations

13th March, 2021

A big thank you to Witham Late Night Pharmacy for reaching out and inviting our volunteers for their COVID vaccinations. This means not only are our volunteers safer, but those that we rescue and the other emergency services we work alongside.

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New Helmets to protect our Crews

22nd February, 2021

We’re delighted that Eon Visual Media & Springfield Solutions have donated 14 much needed new Gecko helmets to us.

Our old helmets are coming to the end of their lives, and the new replacements mean our volunteer crew members can continue to operate and save lives on the Humber Estuary. From all of us at Humber Rescue, thank you! 

Helmet photos by: Adam Doody Photography


Support Harry's Fundraising

06th February, 2021

Catch Harry on BBC Radio Humberside tomorrow afternoon (07/02/21) at 3:15pm talking about his challenge, to cycle the equivalent of Hull to Paris over the course of this month in aid of Humber Rescue.

To support Harry please visit:

Are you interested in raising money for us? Get in touch via our social media channels or website.

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Bollard Pull Test

17th January, 2021

We would like to thank ABP for allowing us to conduct a bollard pul test inside King George Dock this morning. Our 

A bollard pull test tells us what our towing/pulling power is. For us to do the test it had to be done in as much of a controlled environment as possible, that’s why inside a dock suited us well. The test showed the pulling power is 1.4 tonnes for our new Rescue Boat..

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Christmas Competition

29th December, 2020

We are excited to announce our children’s Christmas colouring competition, with some great prizes up for grabs! All you need to do is print off the image from the Get Involved page. Once completed send it to us on either Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, and don’t forget to include the name and age of the artist.

Winnter to be announced 01/01/2021 5pm


Amazon Smile

25th November, 2020

Do you shop on Amazon? You can now select us as your charity, which means we get 0.5% of the net purchase price donated to us from Amazon. All you need to do is use and select Humber Rescue, instead of using For mobile users open your Amazon app click the 3 lines > Settings > AmazonSmile and search for Humber Rescue.


Slipway Repairs Begin

21st November, 2020

Work has begun on the Humber Rescue Slipway that will make it possible for us to continue saving lives on the Humber Estuary.

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New Rescue Boat

13th November, 2020

We have welcomed the arrival of a new boat. This wouldn't have been possible without the public's kind donations and on going support in helping us continue saving lives on the Humber Estuary. Thank you!

The boat is now in service and ready to help anyone who needs our assistance.


Dave Roberts Retires

31st October, 2020

Best wishes to our chairman, Dave Roberts, on his retirement from his day job. Dave is our longest serving crew member with over 30 years dedicated service and will continue on with Humber Rescue as chairman and crew member.

Photo Credit: Yorkshire Post

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Get your 2021 Calendars

16th October, 2020

Our 2021 Calendars are now on sale for £10! All profits go directly to Humber Rescue.

Buy it online:

Buying our calendar makes you a life saver! Help us continue to provide our service on the Humber Estuary.


Community Shop

26th September, 2020

Humber Rescue would like to say a thank you to the New Community Shop based in Market Weighton. Upon the farewell of their shop, they have chosen Humber Rescue as one of their beneficiaries in kindly donating a large sum of money.

It is contributions like these which are testament to the support the community provides.


110 Mile Marathon

12th August, 2020

In just over 1 week our volunteer crew member Rich McKeating will be running in a 110 mile marathon to raise money for both Humber Rescue and The Royal Marines Charity.


Head over to his Virgin Money Giving Page:


Foreshore Litter Pick

13th June, 2020

Humber Rescue Volunteers put away their life jackets and took out their litter pickers today, opting to spend their Saturday afternoon in the sun and removing litter from Hessle Foreshore; keeping the area clean for the whole community.


VE Day

09th May, 2020

Yesterday evening, a small number of our volunteer crew members came down to the boathouse, and shined torches into the air to celebrate the anniversary of VE Day.

Marking 75 years since the end of the Second World War in Europe.


Safety Announcement

19th March, 2020

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic situation it has been decided by our Chairman to close down access to our boathouse for the safety of our crew and public.

Following government guidelines we will notify and update where possible when we will be reopening to the public.